All eyes were on the candidates contesting in the Chinese majority seats, among them, the Batu Kawah seat.

SUPP President Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian who was accompanied by his wife Enn Ong Siok Ean cast his ballot for the Batu Kawah seat at the polling centre at SMK Bandar Kuching No 1, Pending earlier today.

He is in a three-cornered fight with Christina Chew Wang See, the incumbent from DAP and independent Liu Thian Leong.

In Miri, the BN candidate for the Piasau seat, Datuk Sebastian Ting cast his vote at SK Jalan Bintang, which has four polling streams.

Another hotly contested Chinese seat, is Batu Kitang, which is seeing a five-cornered fight.

The seat is also among the six disputed seats between DAP and PKR.