Melaka Polls: Grandma smashes Hulk in Pengkalan Batu


MELAKA: Barisan Nasional has won the Pengkalan Batu seat in a five-cornered fight with a razor-thin majority of 131.

Barisan’s candidate Datuk Kalsom Noordin garnered 4,839 votes while her closest opponent Muhamad Danish Zainudin of Pakatan Harapan has 4,708 votes.

Perikatan Nasional’s Mohd Azrudin Md Idris has 2,681 votes.

Former rep, Norhizam Hassan Baktee, only has 1,218 seats and has lost his deposit.

Norhizam won the seat in GE14 when he was with DAP, before turning Independent in 2020.

The fifth candidate, Mohd Aluwi Sari of Perkasa, also lost his deposit after securing only 82 votes.

With the latest results, Barisan won 21 seats out of 28 it contested.

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