KUALA LUMPUR: The nominations for the Batu Sapi parliamentary by-election in Sabah and Galas state by-election in Kelantan closed at 10am today with three candidates having submitted their papers in Batu Sapi and two in Galas.
In SANDAKAN, those who submitted their papers are Barisan Nasional's (BN) Datin Linda Tsen Thau Lin, Sabah Progressive Party's Datuk Yong Teck Lee and Parti Keadilan Rakyat's Ansari Abdullah.
Ansari was the first to hand in his papers at the nomination centre at the Sandakan Community Centre at 9.02am, followed by Yong at 9.05am and a minute later by Tsen.
In GUA MUSANG, the candidates who submitted their papers were Abdul Aziz Yusoff of BN and Dr Zulkefli Mohamad of PAS.
There will be an hour of objection period after which the returning officers of both areas would announce the candidates at the close of the objection period at 11am.