Wednesday, August 26, 2009

PAS Retains Permatang Pasir

PAS man wins Permatang Pasir polls
Wednesday August 26, 2009

PAS has retained the Permatang Pasir state seat.

Its candidate Mohd Salleh Man de­­feated Barisan Nasional’s Rohaizat Oth­man by a majority of 4,551 votes in the by-election yesterday.

Mohd Salleh obtained 9,618 votes to Rohaizat’s 5,067.

The majority yesterday was lower than that in the 2008 general election when PAS defeated Barisan Nasional by 5,433 votes.

Source The Star

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