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Gerakan enters fray, three-way tussle in Tanjung Piai by-election likely

Party chief Dominic Lau names heads of election team but does not reveal who will be nominated.

EC chief on why he chose dates for Tg Piai by-election

Azhar Harun says no one complained when the EC fixed the May 11 Sandakan by-election in the middle of DAP’s annual general meeting.

Umno may contest Tanjung Piai by-election, hints party chief

However, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says the BN Supreme Council will decide whether Umno or MCA will field a candidate.

No discussion yet on PH candidate for Tanjung Piai, says Muhyiddin

The PPBM president confirms, however, that the candidate will be from his party.

MCA puts off AGM to avoid clash with Tg Piai by-election

A new date for the AGM, scheduled for Nov 2-3, will be announced later.

Ex-Johor MB ‘almost certain’ to stand in Tanjung Piai

The move comes following a resolution by local Umno leaders who want a candidate from the Malay party.

Tanjung Piai goes to polls Nov 16

Contesting parties given 2-week campaigning period.

PKR pledges to back PPBM candidate for Tanjung Piai

The party says its election machinery will be instructed to help the ruling coalition retain the seat.

Ibrahim Ali: We’ll ensure a Malay face in Tanjung Piai by-election

Pro-tem president of new party says Putra will enter the fray if others field a non-Malay.

EC chief denies not standing by his officers in Kimanis case

Azhar Harun says there is no question of him not defending EC officers.

Sabah Umno identifies 3 potential candidates for Kimanis

After Anifah Amin's victory is declared null and void, Sabah Umno says it will go all-out to retain the seat if a by-election is held.

EC to wait out appeal period before deciding on Kimanis by-election

This follows Kota Kinabalu Election Court declaration that the victory of former foreign minister Anifah Aman in the Kimanis parliamentary seat in GE14 is null and void.

Cops can start probing confession of aide in sex video, says...

But Lim Wei Jiet says oral sex laws are outdated and should be amended.

Probe vigorously claims of vote buying in Sandakan by-election, PBS urges...

PBS information chief Joniston Bangkuai says vote buying was a mockery to democracy and called on those with evidence to furnish police with information to assist in the investigations.

Fake FB accounts pitting opposition leaders against one another, warns PBS

PBS vice-president Johnny Mositun says this is a 'desperate act from a desperate party'.

DAP making more promises despite not fulfilling previous pledges, says PBS

PBS president Maximus Ongkili laughs off DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang’s grand plan to set up a special council to restore Sandakan’s glory.

DAP blasts Umno veep over photoshopped ‘toxic’ social media posting

DAP claims Khaled Nordin is trying to stoke racial and religious tensions through a social media post today ahead of the Sandakan by-election.

DAP, PBS step up war of billboards and banners

Posters on the three independent candidates for Sandakan by-election are hardly seen.

Bung still a favourite with Sandakan folk despite graft charges

BN MP Bung Moktar Radin says Sandakan voters should return the seat to a local-based party by electing PBS candidate Linda Tsen.

Independents grab spotlight at Sandakan forum with DAP and PBS absent

A speaker from the floor draws laughter at public forum by suggesting that only one independent should contest, not three, to save their deposit money.

PBS may gain from protest votes in Sandakan

Discontent over local issues may lead to DAP's massive majority being cut, says analyst.

1MDB scandal also affected Sandakan, Sabah, Wan Azizah tells Pandikar

The deputy prime minister says the money lost through the 1MDB scandal could have been put to better use in Sabah.

DAP, PBS snub Bersih forum for Sandakan by-election candidates

Only independent candidates agree to take part, with Vivien Wong and Linda Tsen citing busy schedules.

Woman heckles Tony Pua, demands PH fulfil election promise in Sandakan

The elderly woman says she and her family had been voting for DAP because they believed the party would ensure they would be able to buy the PPR unit they are staying at.