Tiki Lafe, sacked from SPDP, is contesting against the party's candidate as an Independent. There are calls he should be dropped as NSTB chair.
PAS chief Abdul Hadi Awang announces candidates for seven seats, three of which are also being claimed by DAP and PKR.
The lack of trust in the leadership appears to be pushing members into quitting in what seems to be a steady trot.
Richard Riot had called on teachers to give their full support to BN but Sarawak PKR says their role is to be neutral.