Lembah Pantai's Fahmi Fadzil: From Poster Paster  to Poster Boy

MALAYSIA BAHARU

Lembah Pantai's Fahmi Fadzil: From Poster Paster to Poster Boy

First time MP Fahmi Fadzil was no `stand-in’ candidate for Lembah Pantai which his predecessor Nurul Izzah vacated. He says PKR is even more secure having almost trebled the margin of victory in GE14.

“They said Nurul Izzah ‘ran away’ from Lembah Pantai. The more accurate narrative is that Fahmi has ‘arrived’ at Lembah Pantai,” Fahmi Fadzil says with a smile. The PKR communications director, who was more popularly known as party vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar's political secretary, won the mixed-urban parliamentary seat with a 5,598 vote majority in the 14th General Elections. A testament that Fahmi is not just a ‘seat filler’; in 2013, Nurul Izzah won Lembah Pantai seat with 1,847 vote majority in a three-cornered fight,...

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