GE14: Lanang to see three-cornered fight

From left: Alice, Priscilla and Kong at the Lanang nomination centre, SMK Methodist in Sibu.

Amended to reflect Priscilla Lau is from Sarawak Peace Party and not as previously stated. Any inconvenience is regretted.

SIBU, April 28: It is a three-cornered fight between Pakatan Harapan-Democratic Action Party’s (PH-DAP) Alice Lau, Barisan Nasional-Sarawak United Peoples’ Party’s (BN-SUPP) Kelvin Kong and Sarawak Peace Party (SPP) Priscilla Lau in the Lanang constituency.

Among the three, Alice is defending the seat while Priscilla who stood against Datuk Janet Lau in the 2016 state election in Pelawan is already quite a well-known figure in Sibu.

SUPP candidate Kong, however, is a new face.

From right (front row) : Alice, Priscilla and Kong at the Lanang nomination centre.

Alice, a businesswoman won Lanang in 2013 General Election for the opposition with a majority of 8,630 against BN candidate Datuk Tiong Thai King, who is also chairman of Sibu Municipal Council.

She polled 26,613 against Tiong’s 17,983.

On the other hand, Priscilla, a lawyer, lost to David Wong of PH-DAP in the 2016 state election where she also lost her deposit as she garnered only 597 votes against Wong’s 13,056 and Janet’s 8,742. — DayakDaily