EC stands by RO's decision not to hold a recount
KUCHING: The Sarawak Election Commission is standing by the decision taken by its returning officer in not ordering a recount of votes for the Senadin seat in the state polls on Saturday.
Sarawak EC director Datuk Takun Sunggah said the decision taken by Chai Ko
Het in rejecting a request by Parti Keadilan Rakyat for a recount was the right
decision and was in accordance to the procedures and rules.
"Dissatisfied parties can file an election petition with the High Court
within 21 days after the election results are gazetted," he said in a statement
The Barisan Nasional's candidate Datuk Lee Kim Shin defeated PKR's Dr
Michael Teo Yu Keng by a majority of just 58 votes for the Senadin seat. Lee polled 7,334 votes while Teo 7,276 votes. -- Bernama
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