Sunday, May 16, 2010

Pakatan Rakyat Wins

10.58pm: Election Commission makes official announcement:

DAP Wong Ho Leng - 18,845
BN Robert Lau Hui Yew - 18,447
Independent Narawi Haron -232

The delay was caused by the dispute over the postal votes. The final result of the postal ballots:

DAP - 70
BN - 2,323
Ind - 36

Rejected postal votes - 208, Majority - 398

The DAP's Wong Ho Leng has won the Sibu by-election.

In the last general election, the SUPP man, Datuk Robert Lau Hoi Chew won by a majority of 3,25 votes. He garnered 19,138 votes against Wong's 15,903 and PKR's Lim Chin Chuang.

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