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Malaysia’s Elections Result (1959-2013) – Gerrymandering?

Historical Elections Result 1959 2013

#GE13 sees a government formed by a party with only minority 47% popular votes while the opposition commands a majority 51%.

Note: Gerrymandering is a practice that attempts to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries to create partisan advantaged districts. The resulting district is known as a gerrymander.

As a result often times the number of popular votes gained does not reflect the number of seats won.

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