Sunday, May 16, 2010

DAP wins Sibu By-election

The DAP pulled off a surprise win in the Sibu by-election today, defeating Barisan Nasional’s (BN) SUPP by 398 votes in a hard fought race, official results show. BN had earlier been expected to retain its Sarawak stronghold but lost despite the best efforts of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

10:55pm - DAP wins Sibu with 398 majority - official. DAP wins with 18845, BN 18447, Ind 232, Majority is 398

08:50pm - UNOFFICIAL: DAP 18570 BN 15980 IND 201 majority 2590. Postal votes not counted. 109 out of 110 boxes counted.

Official postal votes BN 2323, DAP 70, Ind 36. Total ballots issued: 2827. Rejected: 208. Unreturned: 190

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