Perikatan’s Kemaman win raises crucial questions


Mustafa K. Anuar

Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar’s landslide win in the Kemaman polls suggests PAS’ efforts to gain support from the state’s Malays are working. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 4, 2023.

THE Perikatan Nasional (PN) candidate’s landslide victory in the Kemaman by-election has helped its members, particularly PAS, further burnish its “green credentials” in one of its strongholds in the Malay-Muslim belt.

Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar won by 37,220 votes, gaining 64,998 ballots in a straight fight against Barisan Nasional’s Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor (27,778 votes).


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