KUALA LUMPUR: PAS has denied claims by Barisan Nasional that there were "phantom voters" in the recent Sungai Limau by-election, which was won by the Islamic party.
KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional will lodge an official complaint with the Election Commission (EC) alleging existence of phantom voters detected during the Sungai Limau by-election.
YAN: The widow of former Kedah Mentri Besar Tan Sri Azizan Abdul Razak has denied sending out SMSes calling on PAS supporters to vote for Barisan Nasional.
YAN: PAS has retained the Sungai Limau state seat with a 1,084-vote majority, reduced by more than half from the 2,774-vote majority it garnered in the last general election.
YAN: Sporadic reports of skirmishes and massive traffic jams along the main roads marred an otherwise smooth polling day in Sungai Limau.
YAN: Ninety-seven-year-old voter Ng Ken was an instant celebrity on polling day in Sungai Limau, attracting the attention of both politicians and members of the public.
YAN: The blue wave has swept across Sungai Limau and Mentri Besar Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir surprised even his own camp when he showed no qualms about spending the night in a village of hardcore PAS supporters.
YAN: Sungai Limau voters will decide tomorrow whether to remain green or turn blue after being courted for the last 12 days by PAS and Barisan Nasional campaigners.
YAN: PAS had been drumming the word kekal (maintain) into the minds of the voters to drive home the point that it wants Sungai Limau to remain the rice bowl of Kedah, state PAS commissioner Datuk Mahfuz Omar said.
YAN: Following the resolutions taken at the MCA extraordinary general meeting on Oct 30, the party is lobbying to have two seats in the Kedah executive council.
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