ST Deep Dive: Malaysia's voters; Jokowi's legacy

Here's a round-up of recent commentaries and more by think-tanks in the region and elsewhere that could be of interest to those who watch Asia.

With talk of a looming election in Malaysia, the composition of the electorate is being examined with keen interest.

Malaysia’s Constitutional Amendment Act 2019 lowered the voting age and created automatic voting registration. At the time, every party assumed that it had a political advantage in enabling 5.8 million new voters into the system, and bringing the total to 21.02 million. 

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