Selangor remains Pakatan's stronghold

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On May 5, 2013, the people of Selangor voted resoundingly for the return of the Pakatan government. Results of the recently held 13th General Elections clearly showed an increase in support for Pakatan in the most developed conurbation of Malaysia. This points Selangor out as a stronghold that the coalition must now use to strengthen itself as it prepares to govern over a long-term period, both at the state and hopefully federal level.

On May 5, 2013, the people of Selangor voted resoundingly for the return of the Pakatan government. Results of the recently held 13th General Elections clearly showed an increase in support for Pakatan in the most developed conurbation of Malaysia. This points Selangor out as a stronghold that the coalition must now use to strengthen itself as it prepares to govern over a long-term period, both at the state and hopefully federal level.

Despite the disappointment many felt over the inability to change the federal government this time around (multiple reported cases of electoral fraud notwithstanding), the victories won in many other instances are worth celebrating.


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