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KUCHING, Dec 6: The stage is set for a three-cornered fight in N.82 Bukit Sari seat with incumbent Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan to defend his seat against contenders Alias Mail of Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) and Riyah Basrah of Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK).
In the 2016 Sarawak Election, Awang Tengah, a three-term assemblyman of Gabungan Parti Sarawak-Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (GPS-PBB), won the seat uncontested.
There are 13,054 registered voters in the Bukit Sari constituency.
The EC has set Dec 18 for polling and early voting on Dec 14. Campaigning will stretch for 12 days, from today (Dec 6) to Dec 17.
The constituency comprised the polling districts of Sundar, Bukit Sari, Merapok, Lawas, Gelapas, Awat, Baru, Luagan, Aru, Pagar, Katong, Pemukat, Dato, Belipat, Sualai, Punang, Sibagol, Melusok, Temangis, Mission, Ladang Baru and Silat. — DayakDaily