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Saturday October 12, 2013 MYT 4:46:00 PM
Sunday October 13, 2013 MYT 1:08:43 AM
by rashvinjeet s.bedi, rahmah ghazali, AND t.avineshwaran
KUALA LUMPUR: According to unofficial results, Khairy Jamaluddin and Shahrizat Abdul Jalil have been convincingly retained as Umno Youth and Wanita Umno chiefs respectively, while Mas Ermieyati Samsudin has won the Puteri Umno chief post.
Unofficial results show Khairy has garnered 115 votes and Shahrizat, 98, giving them unassailable leads in their respective contests, as 191 divisions voted in the new democratic format.
There is a closer race in the fight for the Deputy post in the Youth wing, with Jamawi Jaafar now narrowly leading Perak Youth chief Khairul Azwan Harun.
Official results as of 12.50am on Sunday show that Khairy Jamaluddin is leading the Umno Youth race by garnering the votes of 60 divisions so far.
His opponents Syed Rosli Harman, Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi, Irwan Ambak Khalid Izhar and Abdul Karim Ali have yet to win any votes from any divisions.
The race for Umno Wanita deputy chief is currently led by Azizah Dun with 49 votes while her opponent Suraya Yaacob has garnered 12 votes.
On the Puteri front, Mas Ermieyati Samsudin is leading the Puteri Umno race with votes from 43 divisions while Jamilah Hanim Othman collected the votes of 14 divisions.
The number two contest is led by Zahida Zarik Khan who has collected 34 votes while Norsabarina Mohd Noor has 14 votes. Nazliah Ali has 10 votes.
In the deputy Youth chief race, Jamawi Jaafar is now leading with 25 division votes followed by 20 votes for Khairul Azwan Harun.Mohammad Iruan Zulkefli got 13 division votes while Lokman Noor Adam has collected 5 division votes.
Umno executive secretary Datuk Ab Rauf Yusoh said Umno would be giving updates from time-to-time. Full official results are expected by 3am on Sunday.
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Politics, Umno Polls, Wanita Umno Umno Youth, Puteri Umno, Khairy Jamaluddin, Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, Mas Ermieyati Samsudin
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