Millennials aim to spoil Malaysia’s polls - Asia Times


by Erin Cook for Asia Times

Masjaliza Hamzah, executive director at WATAN, says there is no guarantee the campaign’s point will register even with a high number of spoilt ballots, as there could be various reasons for mismarked ballots besides the no-vote campaign.

“It is not the clearest way to tell the political class how unhappy voters are with their options. Even if there is a significant number of spoiled ballots in the election, in Malaysia’s first-post-the-post system, the winner will go through even if just by a whisker,” Masjaliza says.