Sg Limau by-election: It's not about popularity rating,
Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir said Sungai Limau is not about
rating his popularity although PAS campaigners were
attacking his credibility and discrediting him as a
loser in the just-concluded Umno polls.
The Kedah Mentri Besar said the candidates in the Umno
election had put the party polls behind them and all
Umno campaigners were now going all-out to gain victory
for Barisan Nasional candidate Dr Ahmad Sohaimi Lazim in
Furthermore, said Mukhriz, he had solid support from all
15 Umno divisions in Kedah and the question of his
popularity, therefore, did not arise.
“I wonder if they (PAS party workers) are campaigning
for this by-election or for their party election,” he
said, referring to the PAS internal polls that would be
held next month.
Dr Ahmad Sohaimi, 52, is challenging PAS’ Mohd Azam Abd
Samat, 37. The by-election follows the death of former
Kedah mentri besar Tan Sri Azizan Abdul Razak on Sept
The Star, 27 October, 2013