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Encyclopedia > Malaysian general election, 1995

The Malaysian general election of 1995 was won by the UMNO under Mahathir Mohamad on the ideology of Bangsa Malaysia. The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Bersatu in Malay, is the largest political party in Malaysia and a founding member of the Barisan Nasional coalition, which has ruled the country uninterrupted since independence. ... Mahathir bin Mohamad (born December 20, 1925 in Alor Star, Kedah) was the Prime Minister of Malaysia from July 16, 1981 to 2003. ... The Bangsa Malaysia policy was introduced by Mahathir Mohamad, then Prime Minister of Malaysia to create an inclusive national identity for all inhabitants of Malaysia, thus abandoning the National Culture Policy that asserted a Malay ethnic national identity. ...


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Elections in Malaysia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1873 words)
The deposit is used to pay for infringements of election laws and is returned after voting, as long as the candidate garners a certain percentage of the popular vote in the constituency.
Although usually state government elections are held at the same time as a general election, on occasion, some states opt to dissolve their state assemblies ahead of time.
Although there used to be elections for members of local governments such as municipal councilmen, as of 2005, no local government elections are held in Malaysia.
10th General Election in Malaysia (1311 words)
Pemantu, a grass roots election observers group had received complaints of "phantom voters" in the electoral rolls and had made an inference that there was a "systematic attempt to organize the voter registration" to favour certain parties.
In all previous elections, UMNO the leading component of Barisan Nasional was seen as a true representative of Malays and have been overwhelmingly voted to power in the Malay heartland (Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah and Perlis).
On the election results, the headline of the Malaysian newspaper "Star", read "UMNO's worst fears come true." If this is true one can expect the ruling coalition led by UMNO to make special efforts to bring back the disillusioned Malays to their camp.
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