Malaysia’s rul­ing coali­tion wins its first by-elec­tion

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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s rul­ing Perikatan Na­sional (PN) coali­tion won its first by-elec­tion by a land­slide on Satur­day since com­ing to power in March.

The can­di­date from United Malay Na­tional Or­ga­ni­za­tion (UMNO) that rep­re­sent­ing PN de­fended its Chini state­assem­bly seat in Pa­hang state, draw­ing 13,872 votes while two com­pet­ing in­de­pen­dent can­di­dates ob­tained 1222 and 137 votes re­spec­tively, the Elec­tion Com­mis­sion said.

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