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2213: The worst kept secret is officially revealed: Mansor Othman has been chosen as the PKR candidate for the Penanti by-election on 31 May.
2207: The candidate is expected to be announced anytime now.
2148: Anwar is now addressing the crowd. The other speakers are Wan Azizah, Guan Eng, Zahrain, Fairus, and Balik Pulau MP Yusmadi.
2144: Manikumar, the victorious PKR candidate in the Bukit Selambau by-election, has just walked in.
2136: Former Penang Deputy Chief Minister Mohammad Fairus Khairuddin has made a surprise appearance with Anwar at a ceramah in Penanti that is now in progress, says my contact at the scene.
He says he has been through hell and back and now knows who his friends are. He pledges his allegiance to Pakatan before the 1,000-strong crowd at the Yayasan Aman and vows to make a comeback.
PKR’s Zahrain says there are no major differences in the Penang Pakatan.
It is an open secret that Mansor Othman is going to be the Pakatan candidate for Penanti. He is looking dapper in a smart maroon-and-grey batik shirt.