DAP leading with more than 7,000 majority against PBS

SANDAKAN: Despite suffering from a low turn-out, DAP’s Vivian Wong is now leading by more than 7,000 votes against her main rival Datuk Linda Tsen from Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) in the Sandakan by-election.

According to unofficial results, as at 6.43pm, Wong polled 10,584 votes against Tsen’s 2,387 votes, followed by Hamzah Abdullah (411), Chia Siew Yung (92) and Sulaiman Abdul Samat (59).

There are some 40,000 voters in Sandakan and the unofficial voter turnout was put at 54.22% based on police sources, putting the amount of total votes at about 21,600.


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