WITH less than 24 hours to polling day on 7 April, campaigning by both the Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Rakyat (PR) in Bukit Selambau was muted. With three simultaneous by-elections taking place, the big names for both coalitions are having to divide their time, with the battle in Bukit Gantang taking the lion’s share […]
All out to woo Chinese voters in Bkt Gantang
TAIPING, 30 March 2009: Just minutes after the nomination process ended yesterday, supporters of candidates from both sides of the political got into overdrive mode to win the hearts and minds of the voters of the Bukit Gantang parliamentary constituency. Rain or shine, it will not matter so long as the campaigners manage to get […]
PAS picks Nizar as candidate for Bukit Gantang (Updated)
(Updated 11:55pm, 23 March 2009) IPOH, 23 March 2009: Former Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin has been chosen as the PAS candidate for the Bukit Gantang parliamentary by-election on 7 April. PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang made the announcement this evening at a ceramah in Simpang, near Taiping. Mohammad Nizar, […]
Will there be seven candidates in Bkt Gantang?
IPOH, 23 March 2009: Seven people have bought nomination forms for the Bukit Gantang by-election, polling of which will be held on 7 April. Revealing this here today, Election Commission (EC) chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof, however, said none of them had yet to pay the RM10,000 deposit required to contest the parliamentary […]