SIBU: Direct BN candidate for Dudong Datuk Tiong Thai King won by a majority of 2,146 votes in election announced for the N52 seat last night.
He garnered 9,700 votes as against closest candidate DAP’s Yap Hoi Liong who polled 7,554 votes. Independent candidate Dato Sri Dr Benny Lee chalked up 3,288 votes while another Independent Casper Kayong Umping only managed 228 votes. Mary Ting Yiik Hong of STAR garnered 152 votes.
Voter turn-out was 73 per cent. There were 219 spoilt votes.
Dudong has 29,028 registered voters.