"It does not matter if we are related or not, this is election."

Those, are the words of Barisan Nasional's direct candidate, for the Pelawan state seat, Datuk Janet Lau, who will face off with her own niece, lawyer Priscilla Lau, from STAR, in the upcoming elections.

The 69-year-old, fondly known as Janet among Sibu folks, also admitted, that she is facing a huge challenge in the tussle for Pelawan, which is categorised, as a "black area" for BN.