PETALING JAYA: The Bukit Gasing state seat, that has more than 30,000voters, will see a three-cornered fight in the general election, with Simon Lee Chung Hsin contesting as an independent against DAP’s tipped candidate Kasturi Rani Patto and Gerakan’s Juan Sei Chang.
Simon is the son of former DAP state assemblyman, the late Edward Lee Poh Lin, whose death in 2011 left the seat vacant.
Edward won the seat in 2008 when he defeated Barisan Nasional’sDatuk Lim Thuang Seng with a majority of 8,812.
Yesterday evening, Simon as he is known among locals issued a press release confirming that he would contest in the elections, adding that he would make an official announcement next Thursday.
THE STAR ONLINE