Published on: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Former Wanita Chief, Senator Datuk Jamilah Sulaiman became the new and first woman Deputy President when she won the post for the yellow quota (Muslim Bumiputera) defeating incumbent Datuk Almudin Kaida and another candidate, Rakam Sijim.
PBS Election Committee Chairman and former Chief Information Officer, Datuk Johnny Mositun said Dr Maximus polled 450 against challenger and former Secretary General, Datuk Henrynus Amin who obtained 207 votes.
Dr Maximus won by a majority of 243 votes while there were 22 spoilt votes, he said.
Mositun said in the contest for the Chinese Deputy President post, Dr Yee garnered 476 to win by a majority of 298 votes against challenger and former Vice President, Datuk Edward Yong Oui Fah who polled 178.
For the Deputy President post of the Muslim Bumiputera quota Jamilah managed to push through by a majority of 105 when she polled 363 votes, with Almudin obtaining 258 and Rakam, 23.
For the vice president post, Datuk Radin Malleh and Datuk Michael Asang were retained for the blue quota, Mohd Balbil Arjan and Roslan Muharam won for the yellow quota, while Ng Loi Teck beat Datuk Thien Fui Yun for the red quota.
The newly elected Youth Chief, Jake Jikulin Nointein and Wanita Chief, Anita Baranting were also on hand.
Mositun said a total of 697 ballot papers were issued and all were accounted for after polling ended at 6pm.
The results were announced at 10pm.