Another night, another large crowd in Sibu.
This was the scene at 11.15pm today. Tomorrow’s a working day but the folks over there are staying put to listen to political speeches.
The BN holds all three state seats in the Sibu parliamentary constituency: PBB controls one (Nangka, 4815-vote majority in 2006) and Supp two: Pelawan (263-vote majority) and Bawang Assan (2504-vote majority
Over in Limbang, at a 50-table DAP dinner, donations to the party have surpassed expectations. “Extraordinary unbelievable Donation Limbang breaks all Swak g/e records – RM26,759! Testimony strength of hurricane in Swak. Najib take note,” tweets Kit Siang. “Told Limbang crowd Najib has lost confidence in Taib n virtually taken over Swak BN g/e campaign. Does this presage entry of Umno into Swak?”
There are two state seats in the Limbang parliamentary constituency: PBB’s Abdul Rahman Ismail won Bukit Kota in 2006 by a 3229-vote majority against two independents. This time, Abdul Rahman is up against a DAP candidate and two independents. In Batu Danau, SPDP’s Palu@Paulus Palu Anak Gumbang emerged victorious in 2006 over a Snap candidate by a 1262-vote majority. Palu will now square off against candidates from PKR and Snap.