2010 Galas by-election

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The Galas by-election was an election for the Galas seat in the Kelantan state legislative assembly to replace the incumbent, who died in office. Polling was held on 4 November 2010. Nominations were held on 26 October 2010. The Galas state seat fell vacant following the death of assemblyman Che Hashim Sulaiman on 27 September due to cancer. Previously, PAS won the seat during the 2008 General Election by a 646-vote majority over Barisan Nasional’s Saufi Deraman. [1][2] A total 11,553 registered voters were eligible to vote in this by-election, including 127 postal voters. The electorate is made of 61.63% Malays, 20.08% Chinese, 16.37% Orang Asli, 1.6% Indians, 0.09% others.[3][4] Barisan Nasional's candidate won the by-election.

Results[edit]

Kelantan state by-election, 4 November 2010: Galas
The by-election was called due to the death of incumbent, Che Hashim Sulaiman.
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Abdul Aziz Yusoff 5,324 56.29 Increase 10.25
PAS Zulkefli Mohamed 4,134 43.71 Decrease 10.25
Total valid votes 9,458 100.00
Total rejected ballots 132
Unreturned ballots 3
Turnout 9,593 83.03
Registered electors 11,553
Majority 1,190 12.58
BN gain from PAS Swing ?
Source(s)
"Pilihan Raya Kecil N.45 Galas". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 2018-09-19.

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