Mohamad Alamin of BN recaptured Kimanis parliamentary seat by 2,029 majority

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BEAUFORT JAN 18: Barisan Nasional (BN) recaptured the Kimanis parliamentary seat when Datuk Mohamad Alamin took 12,706 votes against Parti Warisan Sabah’s candidate Datuk Karim Bujang who garnered only
10,677 votes.
Election Commission (EC) in its announcement at around 9.40pm said that Mohamad Alamin had won by a majority of 2,029 votes while 320 votes hadbeen rejected.
The EC also announced that 79.92% of the voters have casted their votes today.
With this victory BN has won five out of 10 by-elections since the 14th General
Election (GE14). Before this they had also won in Semenyih, Rantau, Cameron
Highlands and Tanjung Piai by-elections.
The by-election was held when Kimanis seat was declared vacant after the Federal Court on December 2 upheld the Election Court’s ruling, nullifying former Umno foreign minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman’s victory in the 14th GE
in May 2018.
In the GE14, Anifah won the seat on UMNO ticket with 156 vote majority
securing 11,942 votes against Karim who collected 11,786 votes while another
candidate Jaafar Ismail of Parti Harapan Rakyat Sabah, obtained 1,300 votes.
In September 2018, Anifah quit UMNO but continued to support the party in
the Kimanis by-election.- Malaysia World News

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