The era of multiracial political parties


the statistics of success rates of multiracial parties versus race/religion based parties for parliamentary seats

May 17, 2018

Here are the statistics of success rates of multiracial parties versus race/religion based parties for parliamentary seats:

Multiracial parties:

PKR contested in 71 seats and won 49 seats. Success rate: 69%
DAP contested in 47 seats and won 42 seats.Success rate: 89%
Warisan contested in17 seats and won 8 seats.Success rate: 47 per cent

Race based parties:

Pribumi contested in 52 seats and won 12 seats. Success rate: 23%
Amanah contested in 34 seats and won 11 seats. Success rate: 32%
BN contested in 222 seats and won 79 seats. Success rate: 36%
PAS contested in 157 seats and won 18 seats. Success rate: 11%

Malaysia has voted for multiracialism and rejected race based parties.

The era of multiracialism has finally begun.

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