Political Appointments Visualised

Pantau Kuasa gathers data and features them in a way that is easy for everyone to get the picture of political appointments in Malaysia.

The chart here shows the size of political appointments in four administrations and the party affiliation of these political appointees. Hover over each point to see the identity of the political appointee.

This is just one of the many stories we found. Explore our visualisations, and find more stories hidden beneath.

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About Pantau Kuasa

Pantau Kuasa is an initiative by IDEAS to monitor political appointments in statutory bodies and government-linked companies under different government administrations.

The site currently tracks political appointments in Federal Statutory Bodies (FSBs) of four administrations between 2015-2022: Barisan Nasional, Pakatan Harapan, Perikatan Nasional and Barisan Nasional 2.0.

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