Posted on 14 October 2009 By Ding Jo-Ann.
Politician speak “The results show that the people have the full confidence in our two leaders. It is also a sign that voters, especially the Chinese and Indian [Malaysians], have now returned to support [the Barisan Nasional (BN)].” “My win is due to a combination of factors. People are now back with BN. They are [...]
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Posted on 14 October 2009 By Wong Chin Huat.
THERE are three ways to understand the stunning outcome of the Bagan Pinang by-election: Najib, Isa and the Pakatan Rakyat (PR). If you believe that the Barisan Nasional (BN)’s victory is really about Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia, then you would have to accept that Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad and the money politics [...]
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Posted on 12 October 2009 By Shanon Shah.
HERE’S a statistic to think about: the nine by-elections since the March 2008 general election have seen a total of 36 candidates contesting. Only two, or less than 5.6%, of these candidates have been women. The two were L Sarala, who contested in the record-breaking Bukit Selambau by-election in April 2009, and Aminah Abdullah, who [...]
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Posted on 12 October 2009 Oleh Shanon Shah.
68 SAYA sudah mula serik meliputi kempen pilihanraya.Terlalu banyak misteri yang mengganggu perasaan semasa tempoh pilihanraya. Contohnya pengalaman saya di Bagan Pinang, Negeri Sembilan, baru-baru ini. Bukannya saya tidak minat mengikut calon, mendengar ceramah, memantau isu dan melaporkan keputusan pengundian. Itu semua sudah menjadi tugas setiap wartawan di arena pilihanraya. Tapi misteri di Bagan Pinang [...]
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Posted on 11 October 2009 By Shanon Shah.
AFTER losing in all of the by-elections it has contested in the peninsula since March 2008, the Barisan Nasional (BN)’s Bagan Pinang win must taste like ambrosia. The BN’s candidate from Umno, Tan Sri Isa Samad, polled 8,013 votes against the 2,578 votes garnered by PAS’s Zulkefly Omar. In fact, Isa’s majority of 5,435 votes [...]
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Posted on 11 October 2009 By Jacqueline Ann Surin.
Updated at 10:40pm, 11 Oct 2009 PORT DICKSON, 11 Oct 2009: The Barisan Nasional (BN) retained the Bagan Pinang state seat in Negeri Sembilan after its candidate Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad defeated PAS candidate Zulkefly Mohamad Omar with a majority of 5,435 votes. Isa polled 8,013 votes while Zulkefly obtained 2,578 votes in [...]
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