Umno polls: 74 division chiefs win uncontested, including Najib, Zahid and Hisham

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 23 Jun 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 74 Umno division chiefs have won uncontested in the Umno polls, says party executive secretary Datuk Seri Ab Rauf Yusoh (pic).

In a list provided to the media, among the division leaders who won uncontested were Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (Pekan), Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (Bagan Datuk), Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (Sembrong) and Datuk Seri Mustapha Mohamed (Jeli).

A total of 66 deputy division chiefs and 46 division vice presidents also won uncontested.

Ab Rauf added that 85 division Youth chiefs won without contest.

These include Najib's son, Mohamad Nizar Mohamad Najib, who won the Pekan Youth chief post.

As for division Wanita chiefs, 108 won without contest, while 126 division Puteri chiefs also won uncontested.

On the Umno wings polls, Ab Rauf added that about five divisions were still having their meetings and that about 40% of the votes from 191 divisions had been counted.

"We are waiting for at least 60% completion of vote calculations before making announcements.

"However for situations where there is a close tie, we will wait for official results before announcing," he told a press conference here on Saturday (June 23).

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