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PKR to contest 14 seats in Sabah polls

This is six more than the party contested in the 2018 general election.

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PKR has confirmed that it will contest 14 seats in the upcoming Sabah election.

Sabah PKR Leadership Council information chief Simsudin Sidek said the seats are Api-Api, Inanam, Tempasuk, Tamparuli, Matunggong, Klias, Sook, Kemabong, Segama, Limbahau, Sungai Manila, Membakut, Pintasan and Petagas.

“This time around, we will do a thorough screening to ensure we have only credible candidates, including women and new young faces,” he said in a statement yesterday.

Simsudin said the party also hoped to field Muslim and non-Muslim Bumiputeras, as well as Chinese candidates.

In the 14th general election, PKR contested eight seats, winning in Api-Api and Inanam.

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