GE15: Warisan candidate still in race for Padang Serai seat, says EC
15 days ago
KULIM: Mohd Bakhri Hashim from Parti Warisan is still officially a candidate for the Padang Serai parliamentary seat despite the party's decision to withdraw from the race.
Election Commission (EC) returning officer (RO) Datuk Abdul Bari Abdullah said he was not informed of Warisan's decision over Bakhri's candidacy.
"To us, he is still officially a candidate for the Padang Serai parliamentary seat.
"The EC's election regulations clearly states that a candidate cannot withdraw his candidacy after his nomination has been officially approved," he told the New Straits Times.
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