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

Topic |   Malaysian politics
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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