INSIGHT – Post-Sandakan By-election


Insight and analysis on the trend of post-Sandakan by-election based on media intelligence methodology.


The much-anticipated Sandakan by-election has ended with DAP’s Vivian Wong Shir Yee emerged as the winner, succeeding her late father, Wong Tien Fatt.


Vivian secured a landslide win, scoring 16,012 votes out of the 21,595 total votes. She attained a huge majority win (11,521 majority) despite having a low turnout rate (54.4%).