Sunday, February 24, 2008

ELECTION 2008: The big fights

As is the custom in all general elections, there will always be the slew of seats that strikes a bigger resonance in both the political and voter perception, the so-called hot seats. These are big fights that pit Goliaths against Goliaths or the idea that winning, or losing, a certain seat spells doom for candidate and party.

That being the case, every resource - manpower, political support, presence in the form of flags, posters and banners, charm offensive, even funding and amenities - are thrown in the mix to ensure that every advantage, no matter how miniscule, are secured to woo the voter.

Here are the list of seats we have nominated to be the big fights of Election 2008.


P25 Bachok

Datuk Dr Awang Adek Hussin (BN-Umno) vs Nasharuddin Mat Isa

P37 Marang Datuk Seri Hadi Awang (Pas) vs Datuk Dr Ahmad Ramzi Mohamad Zubir (BN-Umno)

P44 Permatang Pauh Datuk Firdaus Ismail (BN-Umno) vs Datin Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail

P106 Petaling Jaya Utara
Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun (BN-MCA) vs Tony Pua (DAP)

P100 Pandan Datuk Ong Tee Keat (BN-MCA) vs Syed Shahir Syed Mohamud (PKR)

P120 Bukit Bintang Datuk Dr Lee Chong Meng (BN-MCA) vs Fong Kui Lun (DAP)
P121 Lembah Pantai
Nurul Izzah Anwar (PKR) vs Datuk Seri Shahrizat Jalil (BN-Umno)

P180 Keningau Datuk Seri Joseph Pairin Kitingan (BN-PBS) vs Datuk Dr Jeffrey Kitingan (PKR)

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