(Bernama) -- The Democratic Action Party (DAP) is eyeing to contest more than 150 Parliamentary and State Assembly seats in the upcoming 13th General Election (GE13), and seeking RM15 million for its election campaigns.
Its deputy chairman Tan Kok Wai said the final list of its candidates was being finalised and would be announced after the dissolution of Parliament and States Legislative Assemblies.
The DAP National Election Bureau chairman also said the DAP would unveil its election manifesto this Monday, however the venue had not been finalised.
Touching on the increased seats that the party would be contesting this upcoming election, Tan, who declined to elaborate on the new seats, however did not deny that some of the seats would overlap with their coalition partners in the opposition pact, PAS and PKR.
He said this at a press conference to launch the party's fund raising campaign, here today.
In the 2008 general election, the party had contested in 149 constituencies, including 47 parliamentary seats. In that election, the DAP won 28 parlimentary seats and 63 state seats.