Of the major political coalitions contesting the 220 seats in the lower house of parliament, Pakatan Harapan won 82, Perikatan Nasional won 73, Barisan Nasional won 30 and GPS, the party group for Sarawak state in north Borneo, won 22. according to the EC.
As of 4:30am local time, a seat has yet to be accounted for in the northern Borneo state of Sabah.
The rest of the 220 seats were won by smaller groups and independent candidates.
The lower house of parliament has 222 seats and voting on the remaining two seats has been postponed, one due to the sudden death of a candidate and another due to flooding that interrupted voting. ■