Datuk Seri Azmin, the PKR deputy president is known to have won the Johor Leg of party elections by beating Rafizi Ramli, the vice-president with 527 votes.
The Economic Affairs Minister secured 4503 votes for the deputy president of the party while the former Pandan MP obtained 3976 votes. Azmi has defeated Rafizi for the second time in the battle between the two rivals. This poll was held in every 24 divisions in Johor on Sunday.
Azmin had also defeated Rafizi with 176 vote margin in the Penang leg and in Johor he has increased his lead. Quite unlike the disruptions which was seen in the elections of PKR in Penang and Kedah about a week ago, the party polls in Johor is known to have gone without unexpected incident.
Datuk Rashid Din, the chairman of the Central election committee (JPP) has stated that he had been satisfied with the procedure which didn’t see any scuffles in the 24 divisions of the state. As a matter of fact, he has also pointed out that the e-voting process have progressed well and didn’t create any problem for the party voters all across the state.
In the meantime, Jimmy Puah Wee Tse, Johor Deputy PKR Chief is known to secured victory in the Pulai Division by defeating A. Sivagami Devi with 33 votes. Puah is also in charge of International Trade, Utilities, and Investment has secured 193 votes while Sivagami obtained 160 votes.
Something surprising took place in the Gelang Patah division that saw five cornered fight for the post of the chief. M. S Murugan secured 100 votes and lost to S. Yugeswaran who obtained 162 votes. Johor Baru MP Akmal Nasir was a part of the three cornered fight for the Youth Chief Post of PKR and he easily won as the division chief of Johor Baru. Richard Tan Wun Chyau got 121 votes and had been defeated by Akmal who received 220 votes.