The by-election expected to be called in Tenang, Johor, following the passing of an Umno state assembly member, will be the 14th since 8 March 2008.
Thus far, the score reads 8-5 in Pakatan’s favour, but the last few results have gone BN’s way.
The Tenang by-election, in a mixed constituency, will be interesting as it will be the first time that Umno/BN in its stronghold of Johor since 2008.
In the general election that year. Umno won by 2,492 votes, its majority slashed from the 5,517 it achieved in 2004.