Isa ac­cepts de­feat gra­ciously

The Star Malaysia - - Nation -

PORT DICKSON: In­de­pen­dent can­di­date Tan Sri Isa Sa­mad ap­peared gra­cious in his de­feat, say­ing that he was still proud that he won all nine elec­tions he con­tested in the past.

The for­mer Ne­gri Sem­bi­lan men­tri be­sar, said: “This is one loss against nine vic­to­ries. So, I have ac­tu­ally done well.”

Asked if he would give up pol­i­tics, Isa said he had not given it a thought.

“I have been in PD for the long­est time and in pol­i­tics for 40 years.

“So I re­ally can’t tell what the fu­ture holds,” he said.

Isa, 69, was the only can­di­date for the Port Dickson by-election who cast his vote yes­ter­day.

Ber­nama re­ported that he did so at SK Linggi here at 11.15am yes­ter­day, ac­com­pa­nied by his four chil­dren, Mohd Na­jib, 40, Me­gawati, 37, Lelawati, 34 and Juhaida, 29.

His chil­dren voted at at the Linggi Com­mu­nity-Based Ca­haya In­san Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­tre, SK Kam­pung Baru and SK Port Dickson.

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