Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad (centre left) with supporters after filing his nomination in Langkawi on Saturday. Photo: AP
Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad (centre left) with supporters after filing his nomination in Langkawi on Saturday. Photo: AP

Malaysia election 2022: countdown begins as crowded field of candidates put names forward for parliamentary seats

  • Crowds of supporters in party colours turned out in their droves for nomination day on Saturday to support their chosen leaders
  • In a historic first, every single parliamentary seat will be contested by multiple candidates. But polls suggest no single coalition will win

Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad (centre left) with supporters after filing his nomination in Langkawi on Saturday. Photo: AP
Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad (centre left) with supporters after filing his nomination in Langkawi on Saturday. Photo: AP
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