Little chance of ‘political frogs’ in Penang
- Thursday, 20 Dec 2018
Remaining loyal: Muhamad Yusoff says he and Nor Hafizah will not betray the trust of the people and they will remain in Umno.
GEORGE TOWN: While “political frogs” are leaping around the country, there seems little chance of that happening at the Penang state assembly because of the state’s anti-hopping law of 2012.
Enacted to hinder crossovers of the then Pakatan Rakyat assemblymen after the 2013 general election, the law now works to prevent the assembly’s three opposition members – two from Umno and one from PAS – from leaving their parties and continue to remain in office.