P44 Permatang Pauh election results
10.18pm: OFFICIAL RESULTS FROM ELECTION COMMISSION
PKR - 30,316 (57.1 percent of the popular vote)
BN - 21,475 (40.44 percent of the popular vote, up by 0.38 percent)
Ind - 367
PRM - 101
Spoilt vote: 843
Quick analysis: Although the majority is lower, due to a lower turnout (74.53 percent turnout, compared to 88.3 percent in 2013), the share of the popular vote is virtually at status quo.
In contrast, BN's share of the popular vote in the Rompin by-election dropped by five percent from 65.52 percent to 60.57 percent.
Updated: Friday May 8, 2015 MYT 7:04:46 AM