KKB by-election: MCA won’t campaign if BN candidate not fielded

PETALING JAYA: MCA will not campaign in the Kuala Kubu Baharu by-election if the candidate is not from Barisan Nasional.

The party's political development committee announced the decision via a statement after a meeting at the party headquarters on Friday (April 19).

Among the matters discussed was the upcoming Kuala Kubu Baharu state by-election to be held in Selangor.

"After a thorough deliberation, it is the unanimous decision of the committee that if the proposed candidate is not a member of any Barisan Nasional component party, MCA will not participate in any campaign efforts," it said.

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The MCA political development committee is chaired by party president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

The Kuala Kubu Baharu by-election is being held to fill in the vacancy following incumbent assemblyman Lee Kee Hiong's death recently.

The Election Commission had, on April 4, announced that nomination will be on April 27 and polling will take place on May 11.

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