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Parti Bersatu Sabah vice-president Johnny Mositun says the decision should be left to the state assembly without federal interference.
Upko Wanita chief Juliana Jali says the party has a number of qualified women leaders who are unable to contest in elections because of limited seats.
Upko Youth chief Felix Joseph Saang also hopes that after the new state seats were passed, the government will also consider adding parliamentary seats for Sabah and Sarawak.
PBS secretary-general Johnny Mositun says this was confirmed by EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun at a meeting in KL today.
Sabah Law Society president Brenndon Keith Soh says the exclusion of the 13 new seats will not invalidate the state election for the existing 60 seats during GE14.
After the failure to table 13 new Sabah state seats in the Dewan Rakyat, Sabah government says it is waiting for EC to complete redrawing of parliamentary boundaries to increase the number.