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Winning GE14 Despite the Odds: Why Malaysia Needs a Fairer Electoral System

[Editor’s Note: This is the sixth and final entry in our symposium on “Constitutional Implications of the Malaysian Tsunami.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Kevin YL Tan, National University of Singapore Introduction We often forget that we can win an election simply by making sure that none of our opponents can win. Electoral systems

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Published on June 28, 2018
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Malaysian Federal-State Relations Post GE14

[Editor’s Note: This is the third entry in our symposium on “Constitutional Implications of the Malaysian Tsunami.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Jaclyn L. Neo, National University of Singapore[*] The Malaysian constitution does not have a preamble. The first article of the constitution simply states that “[t]he Federation shall be known, in Malay and

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Published on June 23, 2018
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Interethnic Vote Pooling, Institutional Frailty, and the Malaysian Elections of 2018

[Editor’s Note: This is the second entry in our symposium on “Constitutional Implications of the Malaysian Tsunami.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Donald L. Horowitz, Duke University In the early 1950s, as Malaya was approaching independence, the British decided to conduct the first elections ever held in the country at the town council level,

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Published on June 22, 2018
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‘Westminster’ Conventions in ‘Eastminster’: Reflections on the Role of the Heads of State after the Malaysian Tsunami

[Editor’s Note: This is the first entry in our symposium on “Constitutional Implications of the Malaysian Tsunami.” The introduction to the symposium is available here.] —Andrew Harding, National University of Singapore The controversial and heady events on and around 9-10 May 2018 are set out in the accompanying narrative in the introduction,[1] to which the reader is

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Published on June 21, 2018
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Introduction to I-CONnect Symposium: Malaysia Boleh! Constitutional Implications of the Malaysian Tsunami

[Editor’s Note: I-CONnect is pleased to feature a week-long symposium on the recent landmark Malaysian election. We are very grateful to our organizers, Professors Jaclyn L. Neo, Dian AH Shah, and Andrew Harding, for assembling a wonderful group of scholars to discuss the elections from different perspectives.[1]] —Jaclyn L Neo, Dian AH Shah, and Andrew Harding, National

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Published on June 20, 2018
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