(The Star) - It will be a three-cornered fight for the Permatang Pauh parliamentary seat.
The candidates are Barisan Nasional Dr Mazlan Ismail, PKR advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and independent Shansut Tabrej, 63, who is an ex-serviceman.
In Seberang Jaya, Dr Abdullah Zawali Samsudin, 45, an independent, will take on Barisan Mohammad Nasir Abdullah and Dr Affifudin Bahardin of PKR.
In Penanti, it is a straight fight between Dr Norlela Arifin of PKR and Barisan Ibrahim Ahmad.
It will also be a straight fight in Permatang Pasir between state PAS commissioner Datuk Mohd Salleh Man and Barisan Annuar Faisal Yahaya.