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KUCHING, Dec 18: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) candidate Billy Sujang has won the N1 Opar seat with a majority of 1,689 votes.
Billy, a newcomer in the 12th Sarawak Election secured 3,659 votes in the constituency’s six-cornered fight.
He defeated the sixth-term Opar incumbent, Ranum Anak, from Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) and Freedy Anak Misid from Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK), as both contenders managed to garner 1,970 and 1,487 votes respectively.
Three other contenders, namely Meneng Biris from Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) (327 votes), Cikgu Saini Kakong from Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak Baru (PBDSB) (220 votes) and Bayang Teron from Parti Sedar Rakyat Sarawak (Sedar) (160 votes), lost their deposit. — DayakDaily