BN wins Johor with a simple majority

JOHOR BAHRU, March 12 – The Election Commission of Malaysia has officially announced the Barisan Nasional party as the winner of the 15th Johor state election.

In a press conference here, EC Chairman Datuk Abdul Ghani Salleh said the party as at 10.15pm had secured 29 of the 56 seats contested, giving it a simple majority to form the state government.