The Tenom Umno Division is now holding its delegates conference and later in the day election for the divisional chief.
Incumbent chief Datuk Rizalman Abdullah is being challenged by Kemabong Assemblyman Datuk Rubin Balang. The is the second time around that the meeting and election is being held, the first one being declared null and void by the party headquarters.
In the first meeting, Rizalman had declared himself of winning the post unopposed, and action challenged by Rubin. Rubin made a representation to the party's leadership and after an `investigation', the last meeting and election was annulled.
The election result is expected to be know late evening.
Meanwhile, during the Wanita meeting yesterday, incumbent chief Datin Rahmajan Sulaiman Khan retained her post after polling 241 votes. Her contender Hasnah Rithaudeen obtained 134 votes.
Wanita Umno Tenom also nominated Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz and Tourism Minister Datuk Azalina Othman to contest the movement national chief and vice-chief, respectively.