Snap election in Malaysia? What could happen come Monday

In a photo taken on May 9, 2018, a woman casts her vote during Malaysia's General Election. PHOTO: ST FILE
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After interviewing federal lawmakers, the Malaysian King has reportedly been unable to find majority support for a prime minister candidate.

A vote will thus be carried out on Monday in Parliament, interim Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 28, 2020, with the headline Snap election in Malaysia? What could happen come Monday. Subscribe