This analysis began as a simple question. It all happened when a friend asked this author’s opinions when presented with this image:
After making some rather pointed remarks about it being not statistically worthy, this author and friends began to obsess over the election results, driven mainly be academic curiosity. We were fairly surprised that there were no actual statistical analysis done by any party, so we set out to do it ourselves.
None of us are Malaysians, though many amongst us do read the Malay language and Chinese languages as well. We understand that the current ruling party is not a very popular one, and we agree, on an objective level, that the leaders of the current ruling party have made some rather repugnant remarks – racist and segregationalist – remarks.
We will remain anonymous for privacy and safety reasons. All the data and algorithms will be released open source, so our work can be checked.
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