Abdullah says defeat part of democracy – 11.50pm

Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said that he accepted defeat in three states – Penang, Kedah and Kelantan – a sizable number of parliament seats. He said that was how democracy works and urged everyone to remain calm and not to celebrate in the streets.

  • Opposition wins 27 state seats in Penang – 11.40pm

    The opposition has won 27 out of 40 state seats in Penang – DAP (19 seats), PKR (6) and PAS (2). Of the parliament seats, DAP has seven seats while PKR has three seats so far.

  • Latest official tally – 11.33pm

    As at 11.20pm, BN has won 52 parliamentary seats, followed by DAP with six, PAS (2) and PKR (2)