Barisan Nasional took over the Kedah State Government from PAS minutes after midnight. The designated Menteri Besar Dato’ Paduka Mukhriz Mahathir, won the N04 Ayer Hitam DUN seat with an increased majority at 2,446 votes. In 12GE, Abdul Ghani Ahmad of PAS won by 506 majority.
At press time, Barisan Nasional Kedah won 21 of the DUN and 9 Parliamentary seats. The wind of change predicted was true and Kedahans decided for a change.
Unofficially, BN also took the simple majority of Dewan Rakyat at the same time.