Malaysian general election, 2013

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Malaysian general election, 2013
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5 Mey 2013 (2013-05-05)[1]
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Aw 222 seats in the Dewan Rakyat
an aw 505 state legislatur seats in 12 (except Sarawak) states o Malaysie

112 seats needed for a majority
Turnoot 84.84%
  First pairty Seicont pairty
  Dato Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak.JPG Anwar Ibrahim1.jpg
Leader Najib Razak Anwar Ibrahim
Pairty BN Pakatan Rakyat
Leader syne 3 Aprile 2009 28 August 2008
Leader's seat Pekan Permatang Pauh
Last election 140 seats, 50.27% 82 seats, 46.75%
Seats wan 133 89
Seat chynge Decrease 7 Increase 7
Popular vote 5,237,699 5,623,984
Percentage 47.38% 50.87%
Swing Decrease 2.89% Increase4.12%

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Results in parliamentary ridings

Prime Meenister afore election

Najib Tun Razak

Prime Meenister-designate

Najib Tun Razak

General elections wur held in Malaysie on 5 Mey 2013, followin the dissolution o the Parliament annoonced bi the Prime Meenister on 3 Aprile 2013.[2] Election candidate nominations wur made on 20 Aprile 2013, an campaigning lastit til 4 Mey 2013 (a period o 15 days). Eligible Malaysie citizens electit members tae the Hoose o Representatives an the State Legislative Assemblies.

Followin the dissolution o the Federal Parliament, 12 oot o 13 state assemblies, (wi the exception o Sarawak) wur dissolved, pavin the wey for simultaneous elections for the federal an state assemblies. While ony State mey dissolve its assembly independently o the Federal Parliament, the practice syne 2004 is for aw state assemblies (except Sarawak's) tae be dissolved quickly efter Parliament dissolution tae allow simultaneous elections tae be held for the Parliament an State Assemblies.[3][4]

The constitutional parliamentary term in Malaysie is five years, efter which the Federal Parliament must be dissolved bi the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the advice o the Prime Meenister as pertained in the Malaysie laws for naitional elections. Elections in Malaysie follow the first-past-the-post seestem an are conductit bi the Election Commission o Malaysie.

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