Social Democratic Party (Malaysia)

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Social Democratic Party
Parti Sosial Demokratik
LeaderYeap Ghim Guan (Founder)
Fan Yew Teng (Secretary General)
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Social Democratic Party (SDP) or Malay: Parti Sosial Demokratik was a splinter party of Democratic Action Party (DAP) formed in 1978 by Yeap Ghim Guan[1] was later joined by Fan Yew Teng[2] too after they left DAP because of their disappointment and dispute with the leadership of Lim Kit Siang. SDP failed to win any seat in the Malaysian general election, 1986 and it finally became defunct.[3]


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  1. ^ "The politics of accommodation: an analysis of the 1978 Malaysian general election". 1978. Retrieved 20 Jan 2011.
  2. ^ Gabungan parti serpihan PKR semakin gagal?
  3. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 March 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.

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