Johor polls: Barisan officially wins two-thirds majority


PETALING JAYA: The Election Commission (EC) says Barisan Nasional has won the Johor polls with a two-thirds majority.

It has secured a win in 40 out of the 56 seats contested, while Pakatan Harapan took 12 seats (Dap with 10, PKR and Amanah with one each), Perikatan Nasional winning in three seats and Muda securing its maiden win in an election.

As at 12.02am Sunday (March 13), Barisan had won in Yong Peng, Johor Lama, Kukup, Benut, Bukit Naning, Gambir, Tenang, Kahang, Sri Medan, Bukit Permai, Bekok, Paloh and Bukit Pasir.

Barisan also won in Rengit, Pulai Sebatang, Pasir Raja, Layang-Layang, Sedili, Serom, Penawar, Pemanis, Sungai Balang, Pekan Nanas, Tenggaroh and Larkin.

It also won in the Serom, Parit Yaani, Tanjung Surat, Machap, Kemelah, Panti, Semerah, Semarang, Senggarang, Permas, Buloh Kasap, Kempas and Tiram.

Muda won its first seat and only seat in the polls in Puteri Wangsa.

Meanwhile, Pakatan Harapan won in Bentayan, Bukit Batu, Skudai, Perling, Jementah, Senai, Tangkak, Mengkibol, Penggaram, Simpang Jeram, Stulang and Johor Jaya while Perikatan Nasional took Endau, Maharani and Bukit Kepong.

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