YES, PAS won by the skin of their teeth. UMNO's 10% increase in votes is a gigantic gain despite having now lost 6 out of 7 by-elections. This improvement is significantly contributed, we are reliably informed, by a new wing in the Election Commission's arsenal of amoury. These orange-garbed youth phalanx was ostentatious in their loitering around polling stations . Their industrious work so inspired the youth leader and prompted him to prophetically announce way ahead of the official announcement that UMNO had gained control of Manek Urai by 38 votes. How they swung the votes for UMNO needs no explanation or elucidation if one is a student in voter gerrymandering and manipulation.
For pictorial evidence of who they are and what these youngsters do, go HERE.....and do let us know if you know more. Click on pictures for a clearer evidence.