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First-time voters on Malaysia election

2 May 2013 Last updated at 03:32 BST

The BBC's Jonathan Head speaks to three Malaysians who are casting their votes for the first time in the general election on 5 May.

The ruling Barisan Nasional (BN, National Front) coalition has held power in Malaysia since independence in 1957.

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