THE BARISAN RAKYAT BLOGGERS
WERE NOT ABLE TO BE AT
PENANTI THIS POLLING DAY.
LIVE COVERAGE HOWEVER
WILL BE PROVIDED BY
OUR ASSOCIATE LINA SOO.
however I will do whatever I can from my lanai
from feedback I will receive
from friends on the ground.
8:25 The Insider reported voter turnout as uninspiring......Penang people must have breakfast before anything.
9:03 Lina: Voters are still slowly streaming in. Traffic is unhurried. Don't know when pace will pick up. So far no untooward incident.
9:12 Kak Wan is at Yayasan Aman meeting well wishers and supporters of PKR.
Taking a break.....
(This is a childish excuse....our people still do not understand the sanctity of the vote. If they are overseas I can understand, but if they are in Peninsular, there is no excuse.....it is a weekend.)*
*my comments in parenthesis.
11:00 EC secretary Ngah Senik revealed that after three hours of voting, 3,590 people have voted.
11:20 Pakatan leaders, including Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang were seen visiting polling centres.
|linasoo: Sg Lembu voter out approx 60% as at 12:30 pm. It is now picking up|
(60% of 509 is pretty good, despite earlier report that people are not coming back to vote.)
(Berapit turnout is worrisome....there are 1461 eligible voters there)
VIVEG what is happening?
1:46 Polls observers say heavy police presence unnecessary, seen as intimidation & defying international norms. But we don't expect anything different, do we?
UMNO'S HIDDEN HAND AT WORK
2:15 Reports of missing names in the electoral rolls. What does it tell you? UMNO's invisible hands? Who says UMNO is not in this by-election?
BN NOT CONTESTING, SO WHO WILL HOLD
YOU TAKE A
TO THE MOON
than monitor cars, banners, and counting centre, etc. Don't be petty and nit-pick on trivial matters. Go after the cheats like missing names in families that live and eat together under one roof. Ever heard of my chamber?
EC says voter turnout at 4pm is 44.36pct or 6824 voters. Another 30 minutes before polling closes.
(He has won 88-75% of vote cast)
(less 620 votes lose deposit)
PKR's Dr Mansor Othman wins with 5732 majority, double Fairus' 2219. Won 32 out of 33 streams, lost only postal votes. 2 minutes ago
click to lina's link (above) to get the detailed breakdown
I am off to party with the Special Bunch
and to celebrate
Be Good and Be Well People.