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Balakong polls: DAP will decide on candidate in a day or two

Bernama  |  Published:  |  Modified:

DAP’s central executive council will decide on its candidate for the Balakong by-election in a day or two, according to its national chairperson Tan Kok Wai.

The party already had a shortlist of candidates, he told a press conference after attending the Cheng Ho International Conference in Kuala Lumpur today.

The state seat fell vacant after the incumbent assemblyperson Eddie Ng was killed in an accident at KM11.7 of the Grand Saga Highway on July 20.

In the 14th general election on May 9, Ng, from DAP, defeated two challengers, Lim Chin Wah (BN) and Mohamad Ibrahim Ghazali (PAS) by a majority of 35,538 votes.

The nomination is on Aug 18 and polling on Sept 8.

- Bernama
 

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