In a dimly lit row of ramshackle foodstalls, Ms Hasnidah Jamaluddin sips her iced tea as she watches people trickle into her neighbourhood playground to attend yet another ceramah, or political rally, in Pantai Dalam, a lower-income suburb in south Kuala Lumpur.
She has lived in a low-cost flat nearby for most of her 31 years and is jaded by election promises. She says politicians are rarely on the ground to deal with residents' woes like urine-soaked lifts and general safety.
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