Leaders of the Gabungan Parti Sarawak coalition wave flags after winning a landslide victory in Saturday’s Sarawak state elections. Photo: AFP
Leaders of the Gabungan Parti Sarawak coalition wave flags after winning a landslide victory in Saturday’s Sarawak state elections. Photo: AFP

Sarawak state polls boost Malaysia’s ruling coalition, expose opposition weakness: analysts

  • Gabungan Parti Sarawak, a political coalition allied to Malaysia’s federal government, won 76 of the Sarawak state assembly’s 82 seats in Saturday’s polls
  • Analysts said the result strengthens Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s ruling alliance and will renew calls for opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to step aside

Leaders of the Gabungan Parti Sarawak coalition wave flags after winning a landslide victory in Saturday’s Sarawak state elections. Photo: AFP
Leaders of the Gabungan Parti Sarawak coalition wave flags after winning a landslide victory in Saturday’s Sarawak state elections. Photo: AFP
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