Tag: hulu selangor by-elections

Voting over in tight race

Malaysian Insider KUALA KUBU BARU, April 25 — Voting has ended in Hulu Selangor by-election, with the Barisan Nasional (BN) camp the most optimistic of victory in what was the most keenly contested poll since Election 2008. Sources in the BN campaign told The Malaysian

Winning is only glorious if … — Goh Keat Peng

Malaysian Insider APRIL 25 — As I write this at 9am on Sunday, April 25, 2010, polling has just begun and of course the outcome of the by-election in Hulu Selangor is not yet known. Nevertheless, what is already known is the way in which

Najib, Anwar fight out key by-election

Malaysian Insider Winning the Hulu Selangor parliamentary seat is crucial for the federal opposition, which needs to show it remains a serious contender to wrest power in the next elections. — Picture by Choo Choy May HULU SELANGOR, Malaysia, April 25 — Voters turned up

Zaid claims not getting a fair fight

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian Insider) KUALA KUBU BARU, April 25 — Pakatan Rakyat candidate Datuk Zaid Ibrahim laments fraud may narrow his chances of winning the Hulu Selangor by-election today. The former law minister cited the recent relocation of 13,000 voters by the Election

Muhyiddin says BN targets 6,000-vote majority

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) KUALA KUBU BARU, April 25 — Even before polling closes, the Barisan Nasional (BN) says it is confident of victory in today’s Hulu Selangor by-election, with a majority of 6,000 votes targetted by the campaign. Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said

Hulu Selangor assessment and strategies

By Deborah Loh and Ding Jo-Ann (thenutgraph) NO doubt about it. The fight for the Hulu Selangor parliamentary seat is located within the Malay Malaysian community. Ceramah rhetoric on both sides has been geared towards raising emotive issues for this electorate. Barisan Nasional (BN) harps

Hulu S’gor By-election: Defamation the Name of the Game

by Syed Zahar (Malaysian Digest) With a lot at stake for both parties (Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat) and it’s components, especially the competing front-liners, MIC and Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), smear tactics appears to be the weapon of choice for the two sides concerned.

Nik Aziz may not be good enough to win it for Zaid

By Baradan Kuppusamy (Malaysian Insider) HULU SELANGOR, April 22 — One of the things that is immediately noticeable in the Hulu Selangor by-election is the near absence of campaigners from PAS, the party that usually forms the meat and bones of previous Pakatan Rakyat (PR)

50 years vs 2 years — Lim Sue Goan

Malaysian Insider APRIL 22 — Heavyweights from both sides of the political divide are descending upon Hulu Selangor. And what is happening in Hulu Selangor indeed steals the attention of the entire nation. In the midst of the electoral campaign, a string of issues pop

Dr M says don’t trust Zaid the ‘frog’

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) SERENDAH, April 22 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad called PKR candidate Datuk Zaid Ibrahim a “frog” tonight, saying Hulu Selangor voters should not trust anyone who might get drunk to represent them. The former prime minister made a surprise appearance