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Opposition Parties: Opposition and Government Lawmaker

opposition parties: The party has advantages in Wednesday's election too, according to The Chronicle Herald. Opposition parties and activists have long complained they're unable to compete on equal terms. That year, the ruling National Front won 47 per cent of votes but 60 per cent of the seats in Parliament. Here are some reasons why RURAL SEATS ARE KEY Not every vote is equal. That means it takes fewer votes to elect a government lawmaker than it does to elect an opposition lawmaker. Multi-ethnic urban seats, which lean toward the opposition, generally have much higher numbers of voters than those dominated by rural majority Malays, who traditionally support the National Front. ( As reported in the news.