#GE14

Malaysia's 14th General Election is slated to happen on 9th of May. From March 30th to April 4th, we asked 1,100 Malaysians about their opinion on the upcoming General Election. This is the second of 3 reports highlighting voter's perception on upcoming candidates.

Published on: 3rd of May, 2018

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Table of Contents

  1. Voter registration rate.
  2. Intention to register as voter.
  3. Key drivers for first time voters to register to vote.
  4. Intention to vote in our upcoming election among registered voters.
  5. Voting experience.
  6. Importance of voting
  7. Desired information to help voters make their voting decision.
  8. Voter's preferred channel to receive information.
  9. Awareness of first-past-the-post.
  10. Opinion on whether first-past-the-post leads to fair elections.
  11. Top three words voters think about when they think of the upcoming election.
  12. GO TO REPORT

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  1. Candidate popularity.
  2. Characteristics associated with candidates:
    - This leader is capable and charismatic
    - This leader always does the right things for the people and the country
    - This leader is good at strategy
    - This leader is able win people over
    - This leader has good track record
    - This leader is friendly
    - This leader has lots of followers

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  1. Voters predict which party will win the election.
  2. Voters' desired party to win.
  3. Voters predict which party will win their state level election.
  4. GO TO REPORT

#GE14 VOTER'S PERCEPTION ON CANDIDATES

Q. Which leader would you like to see in the upcoming election? Please list down the names of the leaders (n=627)

Mahathir is mentioned the most (37%) in an open-ended question asking respondents which leader would they like to see in the upcoming election, followed by Najib (25%).

Q. Why would you like to see these leaders in the upcoming election? Please select all that apply

This leader is capable and charismatic.

Q. Why would you like to see these leaders in the upcoming election? Please select all that apply

This leader always does the right things for the people and the country.

Q. Why would you like to see these leaders in the upcoming election? Please select all that apply

This leader is good at strategy.

Q. Why would you like to see these leaders in the upcoming election? Please select all that apply

This leader is able to win people over.

Q. Why would you like to see these leaders in the upcoming election? Please select all that apply

This leader has good track record.

Q. Why would you like to see these leaders in the upcoming election? Please select all that apply

This leader is friendly.

Q. Why would you like to see these leaders in the upcoming election? Please select all that apply

This leader has lots of followers.

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Now that you're done, check out report #3 about which party voters will vote for.

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