Friday, 25 April 2008

Another Election Petition

Defeated DAP candidate in the Sandakan parliamentary seat Shanty Chong had filed a petition in the Sandakan High Court yesterday seeking order to nullify the victory of Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk V K Liew in the March 8, general elestions.

Liew, who is Liberal Democratic Party's president and is now a Deputy Minister in the Federal Cabinet, won Sandakan polling 8.292 votes against the 8,121 votes garnered by Chong. An Independent candidate David Fong Vun Fui obtained 2,929 votes. Liew won the seat with 186 votes majority.

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