Archive for September 2nd, 2018

Call for over 80% of the Balakong voters to come out in Sept. 8 by-election to vote for a New Malaysia and reject UMNO/BN plot to topple the Pakatan Harapan Government to return the UMNO/BN regime of corruption and abuses of power

DAP and Pakatan Harapan have fielded Wong Siew Ki as candidate for the Balakong by-election to carry on the great work of the late Eddie Ng as Selangor State Assembly representative for Balakong.

Although the Balakong voters do not expect Wong to be exactly like Ng, as Ng had been such an exemplary people’s representative that some voters say they will be satisfied if Wong can do 60 per cent of what Ng did, Wong’s hectic and punishing pace during the by-election campaign covering the constituency is a testament of Wong’s determination to do her best and to do better than 60 per cent of what Ng did.

In the recent Sungai Kandis by-election, the voter turn-out was below 50 per cent although during the May 9 general election, the voter-turn out in Sungai Kandis was 86%. In the May general election, the voter turnout in Balakong was even higher at 87%.

Wong has appealed to the Bakakong voters for a voter turnout on Sept. 8 of over 60 per cent. This is not high enough. I want to appeal to the voters of Balakong for a historic turnout of over 80 per cent, as the Balakang by-election has a national significant over and above than just electing the State Assembly representative for Balakong.

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