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Same BN Candidate May Contest Parliamentary, State Seats - Zambry

IPOH, March 14 - The Perak Barisan Nasional-does not rule out the possibility of the BN fielding the same candidate in both a parliamentary seat and a state seat in the 14th-General Election.

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Its chairman, Datuk Seri Dr Zambry-Abd Kadir, said the matter of the same candidate contesting both a parliamentary seat and a state seat was not something new, both in terms of the BN and the opposition.

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-It does not mean that we are short of candidates; the leadership wants the services of particular candidates,- he said at a press conference after chairing the weekly meeting of the State Executive Council here today.

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The Menteri-Besar was asked to comment on a newspaper report that he would also contest the Lumut parliamentary seat in GE14. Zambry is the state assemblyman for Pangkor.

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Lumut had been an MCA seat until GE13 in 2013 when Mohamad Imran-Abd Hamid-of the opposition PKR beat Tan Sri Kong Cho Ha who had been the MP since 1999.


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