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Chronology: Vote tallying for Tanjung Piai Parliamentary by-election, BN wins

Last update: 16/11/2019
PONTIAN, Nov 16 -- All eyes are on the Dewan Jubli Intan Sultan Ibrahim here for the tallying in the Tanjung Piai Parliamentary by-election.

Voting took place between 8 am and 5.30 pm today.

The official result of the by-election is expected to be known before 10 pm.

The bye-election is called following the death of its Member of Parliament Datuk Dr Md Farid Md Rafik, of Pakatan Harapan (PH), who died last Sept 21 due to heart complications.

This by-election witnessed a six-cornered contest involving PH candidate Karmaine Sardini, Datuk Seri Dr Wee Jeck Seng (Barisan Nasional-BN), Wendy Subramaniam (Gerakan), Datuk Dr Badhrulhisham Abdul Aziz (Parti Barisan Jemaah Islamiah-Berjasa) and two Independent candidates, Dr Ang Chuan Lock and Faridah Aryani Abd Ghaffar.

The by-election is the ninth since the last general election in May last year.

Following are developments in the vote counting and tallying process:

5.35 pm - Ballot boxes being brought to the official vote counting centre at Dewan Jubli Sultan Ibrahim, Pontian.

7.07 pm - EC Chairman Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun arrives at Dewan Jubli Intan Sultan Ibrahim, Pontian.

7.20 pm - Total ballot boxs : 79/128

PH - 5,789
BN - 15,341
Gerakan - 947
Berjasa - 508
Independent (Ang) - 187
Independent (Faridah) - 22


7.35pm - Total ballot boxes : 91/128

PH - 6,869
BN - 18,031
Gerakan - 1,106
Berjasa - 614
Independent (Ang) - 226
Independent (Faridah) - 23





7.40 pm - Results UNOFFICIAL

Total ballot boxes : 95/128

PH - 7,170
BN - 18,994
Gerakan - 1,141
Berjasa - 654
Independent (Ang) - 240
Independent (Faridah) - 24

7.45 pm - Results UNOFFICIAL
Total ballot boxes : 98 /128

PH - 7,419
BN - 19,615
Gerakan - 1,178
Berjasa - 672
Independent (Ang) - 244
Independent (Faridah) - 25

7.50 pm - Results UNOFFICIAL
Total ballot boxes : 103 /128

PH - 7,870
BN - 20,633
Gerakan - 1,311
Berjasa - 697
Independent (Ang) - 270
Independent (Faridah) - 26

8 pm - Results UNOFFICIAL
Total ballot boxes : 112/128

PH - 8,871
BN - 22,254
Gerakan - 1,484
Berjasa - 759
Independent (Ang) - 310
Independent (Faridah) - 26

8.10 pm - Results UNOFFICIAL
Total ballot boxes : 119 /128

PH - 9,430
BN -23,435
Gerakan - 1,567
Berjasa - 788
Independent (Ang) - 348
Independent (Faridah) - 27

8.12 pm: The overall voter turnout percentage, 74.5 percent.

8.50 pm - Results UNOFFICIAL
Total ballot boxes : 128/128

PH - 10,380
BN - 25,466
Gerakan - 1,707
Berjasa - 850
Independent (Ang) - 380
Independent (Faridah) - 32

Majority : 15,086

9.16 pm - BN candidate Datuk Seri Dr Wee Jeck Seng wins PRK Tg Piai with majority 15,086 vote.

-- BERNAMA



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