Melaka State Election: BN wins majority seats, woman chief minister candidate from PN lost

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MELAKA, Nov 20 ― Barisan Nasional’s (BN) candidate for Lendu, Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali, has managed to secure his state seat with a strong majori.

This is still unofficial results – not confirmed yet.

Sulaiman is reportedly garnered 4,251 votes over Perikatan Nasional’s (PN) Major (Rtd) Abdullah Mahadi (1,360) and Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) Mohamad Asri Ibrahim (1,142).

Whereas, Lim Ban Hong has unofficially won the Kelebang seat with a slim majority of some 700 votes over his closest rival Gue Teck from Pakatan Harapan.

Based on unofficial counts, Lim garnered 4,939 votes followed by Teck who obtained 4,192 votes.

Perikatan Nasional’s (PN) candidate Bakri Jamaluddin garnered 3,879 votes.

Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Datuk Ab Rauf Yusoh has unofficially won the Tanjung Bidara state seat, garnering 3,559 votes as of 8pm tonight.

Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate Zainal Hasan got 489 votes in the official count with all 23 channels accounted for.

BN ahead in Lendu and Asahan by 2,000 votes.


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