Batu Sapi by-election, 2010

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The Batu Sapi by-election in the Malaysian state of Sabah was held on 4 November 2010. The nomination of candidates was done on 26 October 2010. The Batu Sapi parliamentary seat fell vacant when its Member of Parliament Datuk Edmund Chong Ket Wah of Parti Bersatu Sabah, was killed after his 750cc motorcycle accident in Sabah on 9 October 2010. Previously PBS won the seat during the 2008 General Election by a 3,708-vote majority over Independent candidate Chung Kwong Wing.[1][2][3] A total 25,720 registered voters eligible to vote in this by-election. The electorate is made of 50.61% Bumiputera, 40.22% Chinese and 3% others.[4][5]


Party Candidate Votes  %
Pakatan RakyatPKR Ansari Abdullah 3414 22%
Barisan NasionalPBS Linda Tsen Thau Lin 9773 64%
Independent - SAPP Yong Teck Lee 2031 13%
Majority 6359 0%
Turnout 0 61.5%


  1. ^[permanent dead link] Batu Sapi polls on Nov 4, too
  2. ^[permanent dead link] DAP: Same polling date not to our advantage
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-02. Retrieved 2010-10-19.  Batu Sapi by-election same day as Galas'
  4. ^ SAPP likely to put candidate for Batu Sapi by-election
  5. ^ Simultaneous by-elections for Batu Sapi, Galas