Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Two Bukits go to Pakatan Rakyat and One Batang goes to BN

Pakatan Rakyat took the two Bukits in today's by-election with BN taking Batang Ai. The following are the results:

Bukit Selambau:

PKR vice-president Azmin Ali lifts PKR candidate S. Manikumar's hands in victory in the Bukit Selambau by-election. - Picture by Shannon Teoh Courtesy of Malaysian Insider

PKR's Manikumar wins the seat to retain the status quo in the state assembly.

With all 22 polling boxes counted, Manikumar retained the seat for PKR by winning with a 2,396-vote majority.

S Manikumar (PKR) 12,607
S Ganesan (BN) 10,232
Majority 2,375

Bukit Gantang:

Mohd Jamaluddin Nizar (PAS) 21,860
Ismail Saffian (BN-Umno) 19,071
Kamarul Ramizu Idris (Ind) 62

Majority - 2,789 (In 2008, the majority was 1,566)

Batang Ai:

BN's Malcolm Mussem Lamoh (3,907 votes) has beaten PKR's Jawah Gerang (2,053). The majority is 1,854.

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