PORT DICKSON, 29 Sept 2009: Former Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Tan Sri Isa Abdul Samad, 59, is the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Bagan Pinang state by-election.
The announcement was made by Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at the BN operations centre here today.
The by-election is scheduled for 11 Oct, with nominations on 3 Oct.
The seat was won by the BN with a majority of 2,333 in the last general election, but it fell vacant after the death of Azman Mohammad Noor.
PAS is expected to announce its candidate tonight. — Bernama