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Mahathir's Approval Highest Since September; Coalition Steady
20-July-2019, bloomberg.com
The approval rating for Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad rose to the highest since September, the Malaysian Insight news website reported, citing pollster Merdeka Center. More...

Dr M's approval rating rebounds with Malays and Chinese, Indian support falters
20-July-2019, malaysiakini.com
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's approval rating has steadily improved, after hitting an all-time low of 46 percent in March this year. Mahathir's approval rating improved to 55 percent in May and to 62 percent as of last month, according to a survey by independent pollster Merdeka Centre. More...

Guan Eng: A clean gov't will deliver better results
28-Apr-2019, malaysiakini.com
SANDAKAN POLLS | Malaysians may feel pessimistic about the country's economic performance, but a "clean" Pakatan Harapan administration will eventually turn things around, assures Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Referring to the latest government approval ratingsreleased by pollster Merdeka Center, Lim said it was a good reminder for Harapan to work hard to undo problems left by their predecessors... More...

Zuraida sees silver lining in recent survey on gov't
28-Apr-2019, malaysiakini.com
Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said although the Pakatan Harapan administration's approval rating had taken a hit, voters are now less worried about corruption. "In various surveys conducted after Harapan formed the federal government, corruption - which was once a cancer that stunted Malaysia's development - is no longer the main issue concerning the public. More...

Focus on common folk too, says Wan Saiful
27-Apr-2019, freemalaysiatoday.com
PETALING JAYA: Policy analyst Wan Saiful Wan Jan of PPBM has urged government leaders to give priority to the welfare of the people and alleviate their hardship. The common folk, who voted for a change in government last year, must also be assisted, he said. More...

Anwar: Approval rating drop not the end, spurs Harapan to improve
27-Apr-2019, malaysiakini.com
The steep fall in the Pakatan Harapan goverment's approval rating is not definitive and should instead spur the ruling coalition to improve. "Merdeka Center's survey is an opinion (survey) which helps with giving input. We need to look at our weaknesses. More...

‘Vibrant economy’ within 6 months, predicts Dzulkefly
27-Apr-2019, freemalaysiatoday.com
SEMENYIH: Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad is optimistic that the country’s economy, as well as foreign and domestic investments, will bounce back in the next six months as it has already passed the recovery phase. “People understood when several projects were shelved some 10 months ago as we wanted to revise them by negotiating with the contractors to make sure the costs involved are reasonable. More...

Anwar tells why PH facing backlash from Malays
27-Apr-2019, freemalaysiatoday.com
PETALING JAYA: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim says the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has faced a backlash from the Malays because it “succumbed too much to pressure from the urban elite and civil society”. “The urban elite sets a list of priorities which are a disconnect from the real problems of the poor and, at times, the elite seem to ignore these real problems. More...

PKR leaders not surprised by govt’s low approval rating after only a year in power
27-Apr-2019, malaymail.com
KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 — PKR leaders have said it is too soon to judge the Pakatan Harapan’s performance after a survey found a sharp decline in approval rating for the new government. The Merdeka Center survey showed the government’s approval rating was at 39 per cent while Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s rating dropped 37 per cent to 46 per cent compared to last year. More...

Deputy finance minister: Opinion poll could be basis for gov't plans, actions
27-Apr-2019, malaysiakini.com
A survey by any polling firm on Pakatan Harapan's administration is most welcome to give the people an idea on the government’s performance, said Deputy Finance Minister Amiruddin Hamzah. Amiruddin, who is also Kubang Pasu MP, said the outcome of the survey was also to remind the government to always strive for the best and could be the basis for drawing up plans and actions for the welfare and satisfaction of the people. More...

PKR optimistic Merdeka Center survey will not affect Sandakan by-election
27-Apr-2019, malaymail.com
KULIM, April 27 — Parti Keadilan Rakyat  (PKR) is optimistic that the Merdeka Center survey results, indicating the decline in people’s support for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will not affect voters’ support for the PH candidate in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election. More...

Approval ratings down for Mahathir, Pakatan Harapan govt in Merdeka Center poll
27-Apr-2018, straitstimes.com
Last August, around 66 per cent of Malaysians surveyed were happy with the PH government. "The decline in public support for the administration can also be seen in the number of voters who felt the 'country was headed in the wrong direction'," the pollster said in a statement. The proportion rose from 24 per cent last August to 46 per cent last month. More...

Getting into one year after GE14: PM’s approval rating at 46%, government at 39%
26-Apr-2018, reuters.com
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Fewer than half of Malaysians approve of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, an opinion poll showed on Friday, as concerns over rising costs and racial matters plague his administration nearly a year after taking office. More...

NEWS RELEASE 26 APRIL 2019: Getting into one year after GE14: PM’s approval rating at 46%, government at 39%. More...

NEWS RELEASE 15 AUGUST 2018: Penolakan rakyat terhadap Najib Razak penyebab kekalahan PRU14 - ahli dan perwakilan UMNO. More...

NEWS RELEASE 28 JUNE 2018: Penolakan rakyat terhadap Najib Razak penyebab kekalahan PRU14 - ahli dan perwakilan UMNO. More...

 

 

 

 

 

Malaysians in Singapore on a dash across strait hoping to sway vote
09-May-2018, reuters.com
(Reuters) - Many of the half a million Malaysians living and working in Singapore crossed the strait into their homeland late on Tuesday to cast their votes in Wednesday’s national election, packing a busy causeway in a chaotic but at times festive mood. More...

Malaysia election: Pollster Merdeka Center expects BN to win poll, but not popular vote
08-May-2018, straitstimes.com
KUALA LUMPUR - As campaigning for Malaysia's election drew to a close, pollster Merdeka Center predicted on Tuesday (May 8) evening that ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) would be returned to power by retaining the support of Malay voters, yet possibly lose the majority vote. This would leave it in the same position as it was after the previous election. More...

Merdeka Center survey shows BN losing ground but retaining power
08-May-2018, freemalaysiatoday.com
KUALA LUMPUR: A survey by independent polling firm Merdeka Center shows Prime Minister Najib Razak’s ruling coalition losing ground in Peninsular Malaysia, although it could still win the election tomorrow. More...

Malaysia elections: Here are the results forecasters are predicting and why
08-May-2018, cnbc.com
Amid a fierce political contest, Malaysia will be holding both federal Parliament and state assembly elections on Wednesday. More...

Ruling coalition likely to win Malaysian election, says survey
08-May-2018, nikkei.com
KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's ruling coalition is expected to win when the country goes to the polls on Wednesday, despite uncertainty over the outcome of nearly one-fifth of seats, according to the latest survey by the Merdeka Center for Opinion Research. More...

BN poised to retain power despite popular vote decline – research group
08-May-2018, theborneopost.com
KUCHING: The Barisan Nasional (BN) is poised to retain power despite popular vote decline, said independent research group Merdeka Center. More...

Survey: BN leads GE14 race... but many seats too close to call
08-May-2018, sg.news.yahoo.com
KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — With GE14 less than 24 hours away, Merdeka Center today predicted that Barisan Nasional (BN) is leading the Pakatan Harapan (PH) pact by 17 seats, but with 37 federal parliamentary seats still too close to call. More...

Malaysia elections: Tainted PM battles waning support
08-May-2018, blouinnews.com
The Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, who was certain to win the upcoming elections, not long ago, faces a reversal of fortunes amid waning public support in the wake of the huge 1MDB scandal involving state fund. More...

NEWS RELEASE 08 MAY 2018:BN poised to retain power despite popular vote decline. More...

Harapan nearing threshold to take Johor - Merdeka Centre
02-May-2018, malaysiakini.com
GE14 | Merdeka Centre executive director Ibrahim Suffian today said that preliminary surveys showed that Pakatan Harapan was getting closer to the threshold needed to capture the state of Johor in the coming 14th general election. More...

Malaysia PM likely to win election but opposition could win popular vote: survey
02-May-2018, reuters.com
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - With just a week to go to a general election, Malaysia’s main opposition bloc is making gains and will likely win the popular vote, but Prime Minister Najib Razak is expected to retain power, according to a survey by pollster Merdeka Center. More...

Survey: Pakatan gaining more Malay votes, almost at threshold to win Johor
02-May-2018, The Malay Mail
KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) has moved nearer towards reaching the threshold needed to win Johor in the election, according to independent pollster Merdeka Center’s preliminary survey. More...

Malay support swung from PAS to PKR after Nomination Day, survey finds
29-Apr-2018, The Malay Mail
KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — A survey has revealed that Malay support has swung from Islamist party PAS to Pakatan Harapan’s PKR after Nomination Day, making the party the second-most preferred by the majority after Barisan Nasional (BN). More...

Malay waves, not tsunami
29-Apr-2018, thestar.com.my
THERE is dissatisfaction among Malay voters, especially those living in urban constituencies in the Klang Valley, where griping about the high cost of living and corruption is a preoccupation. More...

NEWS RELEASE 28 APR 2018:Malaysia General Elctions XIV Outlook Prospects and Outcome. More...

BN to prevail in Malaysia elections despite swing in Malay vote: Survey
27-Apr-2018, straitstimes.com
Ruling coalition Barisan Nasional will prevail in Malaysia's upcoming general election despite growing Malay sentiment against it, pollster Merdeka Center revealed in its latest survey... More...

 

 
       
 
     

 

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