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Saturday March 8, 2008

Polling day updates

MYT 9:30:52 PM

Polling Day: Bangsar and PJ Utara 



1.Sylvester Belayong Jayang (SNAP)2,366 2.DATUK RICHARD RIOT JAEM (BN) 15,793 

Votes cast: 18,491 Percentage: 66.36 Spoilt Votes: 332 Majority: 13,427 

P222:LAWAS, SARAWAK:15,717

1.HENRY SUM AGONG (BN)8,526 2.Japar Suyut (PKR)734 

Votes cast: 9,342 Percentage: 59.44 Spoilt Votes: 82 Majority: 7,792 

P209:JULAU, SARAWAK:20,306

1.JOSEPH SALANG GANDUM (BN)10,351 2.Labang Jamba (PKR)2,767 

Votes cast: 13,300 Percentage: 65.56 Spoilt Votes: 182 Majority: 7,584  


1.CHONG CHIENG JENG (DAP)22,901 2. Sim Yaw Yen (BN)12,949 

Votes cast: 36,092 Percentage: 68.13 Spoilt Votes: 242 Majority: 9,952 

P212:SIBU, SARAWAK:53,679

1.Wong Ho Leng (DAP)15,746 2.Lim Chin Chuang (PKR)812 3.DATUK ROBERT LAU HOI CHEW (BN)19,295 

Votes cast: 35,853 Percentage: 67.77 Spoilt Votes: 334 Majority: 3,549 


1.Mohd Yahya Abdullah (PKR)3,764 2.JELAING MERSAT (BN)12,470 

Votes cast: 16,452 Percentage: 68.66 Spoilt Votes: 218 Majority: 8,706 


1.David Wong Kee Woan (DAP)14,612 2.DATUK TIONG THAI KING (BN)19,476 

Votes cast: 34,341 Percentage: 69.54 Spoilt Votes: 253 Majority: 4,864  


1. NANCY SHUKRI (BN)8,183 2. Piee Ling (PKR)2,758 

Votes cast: 11,111 Percentage: 66.21 Spoilt Votes: 170 Majority: 5,425  


1.Edmund Stanley Jugol Benedict Sandin (SNAP)1,999 2.DATUK DOUGLAS UGGAH EMBAS (BN)13,708 

Votes cast: 15,953 Percentage: 72.22 Spoilt Votes: 246 Majority: 11,709 



1.HARMAN MOHAMAD (BN)4,501 2.Mohd Abdul Wahab Pg Abdullah (PKR)2,464 

Votes cast: 7,354 Percentage: 66.78 Spoilt votes: 389 Majority: 2,037 


1.Hasman Sagaran (PKR)628 2.DATUK NASIR TUN SAKARAN (BN)6,083 3.Mohd Sayadi Bakal (Ind)0 4.Asmara Asmad (Ind)651 

Votes cast: 7,728 Percentage: 63.56 Spoilt votes: 366 Majority: 5,432 Penyandang/Incumbent:Datuk Nasir Tun Sakaran (BN) Undi diperolehi/Votes polled:2004:5,361 Majoriti/Majority:4,619  

  • 6.30pm: Police will not allow any victory parades to be held after the results of the elections to prevent untoward incidents, says IGP Tan Sri Musa Hassan. 

  • 5pm: Polling closed at 7,950 centres nationwide. EC confirmed that voters in three areas in Sarawak will cast their ballot on Sunday. 

  • 4pm: About 65% turnout of voters nationwide, announced Election Commission secretary Kamaruzaman Mohd Noor. 

  • 3pm: About 58% of registered voters had cast their ballot nationwide, said Election Commission secretary Kamaruzaman Mohd Noor. 

  • 12.30pm: A fishmonger in Sabak Bernam going to cast his vote at SK Seri Sekinchan was surprised when he was told by EC officials that he had already cast his vote on Saturday morning. He has lodged a police report. 

  • 12pm: About 32% of the 10.9 million registered voters had cast their ballot, said EC chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman. He added that polling is going on smoothly nationwide. 

  • 10.40am: Saidon Md Isa, 48, from Permatang Rambai, Kepala Batas, died of a heart attack while lining up to cast his vote at Sekolah Agama Rakyat Permatang Rambai. 

  • 10.30am: The Long Napir polling station in Limbang, Sarawak, was closed. It is the earliest polling station to close.

  • 9.20am: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and his wife Datin Seri Jeanne Abdullah cast their votes at SK Permatang Bertam, Kepala Batas, in Penang. 

  • 8.40am: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor voted at SM Sains Sultan Ahmad Shah in Pekan, Pahang. 

  • 8.20am: Adzemi Ismail, 48, died of a heart attack at a polling station in Alor Star after casting his vote. 

  • * A boat carrying Election Commission workers as well as ballot boxes and papers capsized in Hulu Rejang, Sarawak. As a result, voters in three areas in Hulu Rejang will only vote Sunday. While the workers were saved, the ballot papers were all wet. 

  • * Twenty-two Barisan Nasional operations centre workers in Sungai Petani, Kedah, were rushed to hospital after consuming packet drinks given to them by two unknown individuals. 

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