“Mr Wan Saiful Wan Jan, executive director of the think-tank Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs, said Mr Azmin was the better bet to replace Anwar.
“Of the three parties in the PR, the opposition leader usually comes from PKR, because PAS is seen as too Malay and the DAP as too Chinese. PKR is the party in the middle. Like it or not, PKR needs to put forth a suitable candidate and right now, the most senior and most qualified is Azmin. Azmin’s advantage is that he is a (Chief Minister) and that means he has resources,” Mr Wan Saiful said.”