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General election 2004 : empirical validation of voting pattern in Malaysia

Syed Abdullah Idid, Syed Arabi and Nordin, Mohamad Sahari and Ismail, Nik Ahmad Hisham (2007) General election 2004 : empirical validation of voting pattern in Malaysia. Intellectual Discourse, 15 (1). pp. 1-14. ISSN 0128-4878

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The purpose of this study is to test the effects of the politically related socio-economic issues, personality of the new Prime Minister and the perceived strength of the ruling party, Barisan Nasional (BN), in influencing the outcomes of elections. It uses the data from the Star-IIUM Survey 2004 and the official election results of general election 2004 for the three northern states of Malaysia and applies the Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). The study found that the personal attributes of the Prime Minister, the strength of the ruling party and the campaign issues positively influenced the popular votes secured by the BN candidates

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3279/26559
Uncontrolled Keywords: general election-Malaysia, voting pattern
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Communication
Depositing User: Prof Syed Arabi Idid
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2013 12:56
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2021 12:06
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/26559

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