LABIS, Jan 30 (Bernama) -- Polling for the Tenang state by-election opened at 8am Sunday in 12 polling centres.
In the by-election, Barisan Nasional's (BN) Mohd Azahar Ibrahim, 39, a former Rengit sub-district assistant land administrator is up against PAS' Normala Sudirman, 38, a former teacher.
The polling centres are at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Kampung Tenang, SK Pekan Ayer Panas, Ladang North Labis multipurpose hall, Kampung Paya Merah multipurpose hall, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Kamarul Ariffin, Dewan Bola Keranjang JKKK.
Other centres are at SK LKTP Tenang, SK Sawah Baru, SMK Tenang Station, Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Tamil (SJKT) Ladang Voules, Sekolah Agama Felda Chempelak and SK LKTP Chempelak Barat.
Tenang has 14,753 voters.
Vote tallying will be carried out at the multipurpose hall of the Labis District Council and the result is expected at 8pm.
The by-election is called following the death of incumbent Datuk Sulaiman Taha, 59, on Dec 17.
tunku : it's raining heavily in Tenang as constituents go to the ballot box to decide.VOTE FOR BN. BN is the best choice.