Malaysia's Biggest State Counts Votes in Test for Najib

  • Najib needs reassurance of support from Sarawak voters
  • State relied upon by Najib's coalition to win federal ballots

Vote counting has begun after polls closed in Malaysia’s biggest state Saturday, with results providing the first chance to assess the level of public support for Prime Minister Najib Razak following nearly a year of political turmoil over funding scandals.

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