Sarawak delineation reveals ‘shocking’ results

Source: The Rakyat Post

Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah (left) during a joint press conference with the Malaysian Electoral Roll Analysis Project (Merap) today. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah (left) during a joint press conference with the Malaysian Electoral Roll Analysis Project (Merap) today. — TRP pic by Daniel Chan

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21, 2016: The recent delineation exercise in Sarawak has revealed some shocking results, said Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah,  based on the analysis by the Malaysian Electoral Roll Analysis Project (Merap).

“Based on the voting trends observed in the 13th General Election, Barisan Nasional has a strong chance of winning 10 out of the 11 new seats created by the re-delineation exercise.

“This has created BN friendly seats while the average constituency there would shrink between 25% and 47%.

“There has been a worsening imbalance in the number of voters in each constituency, making a mockery of the one person one vote one value principle,” she said at a press conference here today. Read more