Sunday, March 09, 2008

Updates on election results!

Here are the latest Malaysia General Election(Pilihanraya Malaysia) 2008 updates and results!

*Thanks to MalaysiaKini.com & TheStar.com.my

A reminder to all Malaysians!
IGP: No victory parades
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan has directed all state CPOs and OCPDs to not allow any political party to hold victory parades.

For election results, go to Yatz' Blog for Parlimentary Seats and CincauHangus' Blog for State Seats

*Courtesy of TheStar.com.my

Parliament
Barisan Nasional
111
Opposition
57
Independent
0

State
Barisan Nasional
244
Opposition
138
Independent
0

Winnings

PAS retains Kelantan: PAS president press sec - 7.50pm
According to Roslan Shahir Mohd Shahir, who is the press secretary of PAS president Hadi Awang, PAS has unofficially won 31 of the 45 state seats.

He said that PAS' Nasharuddin Mat Isa has beaten Umno's Awang Adek Husin in Bachok. Awang Adek, who is deputy finance minister, also lost in the state seat of Perupok, which is under Bachok.

Confirmed: Opposition takes Penang - 8.52pm
Unofficial result: The opposition will form the next state government in Penang for second time in history. Gerakan, then an opposition party, won Penang almost 40 years ago. The DAP-PKR-PAS combination has collectively won at least 24 seats out of the 40 seats.

Confirmed: Opposition takes Kedah - 10.50pm
Both the PAS and PKR have won 22 out of 36 state seats in Kedah. This means that the combined opposition will form the next state government there. Apart from Kedah, the opposition has won two other states - Kelantan and Penang.

Official: PKR’s Khalid Ibrahim takes Bandar Tun Razak - 12.04pm
PKR’s Abdul Khalid Ibrahim wins the Bandar Tun Razak parliamentary seat beating BN’s Tan Chai Ho by a majority of 2,515 votes. He has also won the state seat of Ijok, which he had lost in a bitterly fought by-election last year.

BN wins Perlis
PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional has won 8 out of 15 seats in Perlis, enabling it to form the state government.

Official: BN retains Perlis, Terengganu, Malacca and Negeri Sembilan - 12.28am The respective state menteris besar officially announced that the BN had retained the state governments in these states.

Official: Wan Azizah retains Permatang Pauh - 12.31am
The incumbent wins the seat with a larger majority of 13, 388 votes. She polled in 30, 338 as opposed to BN’s Firdaus Ismail’s 16, 950. In the three state seats under this constituency, BN took Seberang Jaya while Pas won Permatang Pasir and PKR won Penanti.

Unofficial: Opposition wins Selangor - 12.25am
Selangor has fallen into the hands of the opposition. PKR has earlier announced that its secretary-general Khalid Ibrahim will be named chief minister. In Selangor, DAP has taken 35 seats (DAP - 15, PKR - 11 and PAS - 9) out of the 56 seats in the state. Meanwhile, the opposition is also doing very well in Perak but it is still not clear how many of the 59 state seats it has won.

Official: Opposition wins big in Kelantan - 12.47am
PAS and PKR won 40 of the 45 state seats in Kelantan, with BN taking the rest. In 2004, the margin was much closer with the opposition having just a one-seat margin against the BN.

Pak Lah wins Kepala Batas
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has retained the Kepala Batas parliamentary seat with 11,246-vote.

Tiger of Jelutong roars in Bukit Gelugor - 12.50am
DAP’s Karpal Singh eats up Koay Kar Huah (BN) with a whopping 21,015 majority.

Kit Siang wins Ipoh Timur
DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang won the Ipoh Timor parliamentary seat with a majority of 21,942 votes.

BN wins Terengganu
Barisan Nasional wins Terengganu, taking 17 out of 32 state seats.

Tajol Rosli survives in Perak - 1.30am
The caretaker Perak menteri besar defeats PKR’s Lee Sing Long by a majority 4,645 to take the Pengkalan Hulu seat.

Meanwhile, DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang retains his parliamentary seat of Ipoh Timur by a massive 21,942 majority.

Defeat for MIC deputy chief Palanivel
PKR's Dr Zainal Abidin Ahmad polled 23,177 votes to beat MIC deputy chief Datuk G. Palanivel in Hulu Selangor by a majority of 198 votes.

Sothinathan loses Teluk Kemang - 1.50am
MIC deputy president S Sothinathan was defeated in the Teluk Kemang parliamentary seat by PKR’s Kamarul Baharain Abbas in a three-cornered fight which also involved an independent candidate.

MIC appears to be the biggest loser with almost all its top leaders axed, including president S Samy Vellu and deputy president G Palanivel. Also shown the exit was its MIC Youth chief SA Vigneswaran and Women’s wing chief P Komala Devi.


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Blogger Jeff Ooi headed for Parliament
PETALING JAYA: DAP's Jeff Ooi won the three-cornered fight for the Jelutong parliamentary seat with a 16,246-vote majority.

Rafidah Aziz wins Kuala Kangsar
Wanita Umno chief Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz won the Kuala Kangsar parliamentary seat.

Mahathir’s son wins in Jerlun - 1.26am
Mukhriz Mahathir obtained a 2,205-vote majority to win the Jerlun parliamentary seat. He obtained 19,424 votes.

PKR victorious in Kuantan - 2.22am
Former PKR Wanita chief Fuziah Salleh has won in Kuantan beating MCA incumbent Fu Ah Kiow.

News

Tsu Koon promises smooth transition - 10.25pm
Former Penang chief minister Dr Koh Tsu Koon has promised a smooth transition of power to the combined opposition of DAP-PKR-PAS, which has taken over the state.

State DAP chief Chow Kom Yeow said this was relayed to him by Koh who is also Gerakan acting president. Speaking at a press conference at Hotel Macalister in Georgetown, Chow said Koh told him that the wishes of the people must be respected. DAP has again appealed to its supporters to remain calm.

Abdullah says defeat part of democracy - 11.50pm
Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said that he accepted defeat in three states - Penang, Kedah and Kelantan - a sizable number of parliament seats. He said that was how democracy works and urged everyone to remain calm and not to celebrate in the streets.

Guan Eng to be Penang CM - 11.59pm
It is believed that DAP has named party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng as the next chief minister of Penang. DAP won all 19 state seats it contested in Penang with PKR winning six and Pas two. There are 40 state seats in Penang.

Earlier, this news was released.

Uncounted ballot boxes in Lembah Pantai - 12.12am
There are another 14 ballot boxes that have not been counted in this parliamentary seat, throwing a spanner in the victory achieved by PKR’s Nurul Izzah against incumbent Shahrizat Abdul Jalil.

But thankfully,

Polling agent: Only technical issue to be solved in Lembah Pantai - 12.43am
A technical issue has been blamed for the delay in the delivery of official results from 14 ballot boxes. However the result will remain the same - a win for Nurul Izzah - with no question of a further count.


MCA president shocked by BN losses - 12.58am
MCA president Ong Ka Ting today expressed shock over the election results which saw the ruling Barisan Nasional losing scores of seats to the opposition.“The results are shocking because there are several states which BN has lost. However, MCA accepts the decision of the voters because it is their right,” he was quoted as saying by Bernama.Ong also added that MCA will conduct a detailed study on the defeat.

Confirmed: Guan Eng is the new Penang CM - 1.01am
DAP confirmed today that its secretary general Lim Guan Eng will be the next Penang Chief Minister. He said that DAP would form the state government with PKR. “It will be a government for all Malaysians. We stress that we will not rule alone but together with PKR. We also hope that the PAS can help this new government”.

Opposition may take Perak as well - 1.20am
Unofficial: The opposition is reported to be on the way of winning close to half of the 59 seats in the state. It has so far won 22 seats and it could pick up a few more. However, it is still too close to call.


Khairy: We suffered a lot tonight - 1.25am
Khairy Jamaluddin, who won the Rembau parliamentary with 5,740-vote majority, admitted that the BN suffered a lot in this general election. “This is not the end of this world. We will fight back,” he said.

BN almost loses Terengganu - 1.28am
The ruling BN coalition has retained Terengganu with a tissue-thin majority of two seats. The final result is BN - 17 seats and PAS - 15.


MIC Youth leader Vigneswaran suffers heavy defeat - 1.30am
The Kota Raja incumbent Vigneswaran polled in 17,879 votes to PAS’ Siti Mariah’s 38,630, losing by a whopping 20,751-vote majority.


Opposition claims victory in Perak - 1.50am
The state is still too close to call. However, the opposition claimed that it has won a simple majority in the state. According to PKR state chief Dr Lee Boon Chye, the opposition was victorious 30 out of 59 seats (DAP - 18, PKR - 6, PAS - 6).

But the state Election Commission appears to have suffered a computer glitch, which has delayed the announcement of the results.


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EC declares simple majority win for BN - 2.20am
Election Commission chairperson Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman says BN has won a simple majority to win the 12th general elections and will form the next federal government.


Umno leaders in emergency meeting - 2.25am
The mood is grim at the Umno headquarters as the shock results of the today’s polls become apparent. The Putra World Trade Centre which houses the Umno headquarters is unusually quiet with party leaders trickling in slowly. No statements have been made to reporters gathered at the venue as they remain locked in deep discussions upstairs.

The evening saw the arrival of

8:10pm BN secretary-general Radzi Sheikh Ahmad and Azalina Othman

8:53pm Umno Youth leader Hishammudidn Hussein

9:42pm Umno Information Chief Muhd Muhammad Taib

10:15pm Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and wife

11:40pm Deputy Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and wife

12:06am Minister of Women and Family Shahrizat Abdul Jalil

The leaders are still locked up in a meeting.


Unofficial: BN denied two-thirds majority - 2.22am
According to unofficial tally, the opposition has apparently denied the ruling Barisan Nasional its crucial two-thirds majority by winning up to 79 seats so far. To deny the government two-thirds majority, the opposition must win 75 seats. On the other hand, BN has won about 130 seats. There are still a dozen more seats to be decided.

1 comment:

Yatz said...

syok gao gao..

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