Bkt Selambau: PKR to win by 1,500-2,000

Ong Kian Ming |(Malaysiakini)
If Bukit Gantang is the seen as the referendum seat for new Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, Bukit Selambau could be viewed as somewhat of a referendum seat for Anwar Ibrahim, at least on the part of the Indian voters there.

The fact that there are a record number of independent candidates in this by-election (13 in total) and the fact that none of them have dropped out of the race makes predicting the eventual margin of victory very challenging.
manikumar pkr s ganesan bn mic bukit selambau by election 200309Given the difficulties in gauging the reaction of the Indian voters in this seat arising from their unhappiness over the candidate selected by Anwar, S Manikumar, it makes predicting the final margin of victory even more tricky.