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Role Of Independent Candidates In Politics

Dr Bridget Welsh, Honorary Research Associate, University of Nottingham’s Asia Research Institute | Dr Oh Ei Sun, Senior Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs

22-Feb-22 18:00

Role Of Independent Candidates In Politics

The Gerak Independent movement has announced that it will be contesting in six seats currently held by Pakatan Harapan, in the upcoming elections. First, we dissect this move, and the role that independent candidates have. Then, we explore whether there is an actual hunger from the rakyat for more independent voices.

Image source: Gerak Independent Facebook Page

Produced by: Alia Zefri, Natasha Fusil

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Tags:  gerak independent movementindependent partiesnon-partisanevening editioninside storysiti kasimuk general electionge15Government/Regulatory/Policy MakingPolitics, News, Current Affairspolitics


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