chairman Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who won his first mandate Sunday to lead the country, said the voter polarisation trend was worrying.
"One of the programmes we will undertake is national reconciliation," he added.
Despite the extent of the swing against Barisan, Najib said the coalition did not fall.
"We have got a lot of resilience as a party.
"Not many can claim the kind of support that Barisan has achieved," he said.
Najib said it was a fair and free election and the results should be accepted.
"There's a lot of things we have to as a party.
"We need time to analyse the results so that the appropriate actions can be taken," he said.
Najib also thanked the people for choosing Barisan as their government.
also thank the Barisan machinery. The elections went smoothly and were
more transparent," he told a press conference at PWTC early Monday.
Najib said a few factors, including less support from the Chinese, prevented Barisan from a bigger win.
"At least, we manage to wrest Kedah back.