25 August 2009
Polling starts, Anwar predicts victory
malaysiakini: Voters in Permatang Pasir started voting at 8am today to elect a new state assemblyperson for their constituency.
Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim and his wife Dr Wan Azizah Ismail are however among the voters in this constituency and they were among the earliest to cast their votes.
Speaking to reporters after voting, Anwar said he was confident of a satisfying majority for Mohd Salleh.
He also said that Pakatan Rakyat party workers have been informed to keep a lookout for phantom voters