Malaysia: PAS eyes 10 seats in Sabah polls

  • PAS has asked to contest about 10 seats in the Sabah elections, said party secretary-general Takiyuddin Hassan. Takiyuddin said talks on seat allocation were ongoing and the details would be announced soon.
  • Takiyuddin, who is the parliament and law minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, was speaking to reporters after dinner in Tawau hosted by Sabah PAS on 7 Sep 20 night.
  • Negotiations over seats among PN, which comprises Bersatu, PAS, STAR, Sabah Progressive Party, Barisan Nasional and Parti Bersatu Sabah are in the final stages.
  • Seventy-three seats are up for grabs in the state elections, compared to 60 in 2018.
  • Nominations are on 12 Sep 20 and polling day is on 26 Sep 20.

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