BUKIT MERTAJAM, 31 May 2009: As expected, Pakatan Rakyat (PR) has notched yet another by-election victory, when Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)'s Dr Mansor Othman scored a thumping win here in Penanti.
Additionally, Mansor will be made the new Penang deputy chief minister (DCM) 1 next Wednesday.
Mansor polled 6,052 votes to independents Nai Khan Ari Nai Keow's 494 votes, Aminah Abdullah's 392 votes, and Kamarul Ramizu Idris's 56 votes in nine voting districts, giving Mansor a landslide 5,558-vote majority. continue reading....
Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng confirms that PKR's Dr Mansor Othman, who won the Penanti by-election today, will be sworn in as deputy chief minister I on 3 June 2009 - thenutgraph.com