State polls: Early voting centres open for more than 98,000 army, police personnel and their spouses

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KUALA LUMPUR: Some 260 early voting centres involving 377 channels for the Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu, Penang, Selangor and Negeri Sembilan state elections opened their doors at 8am Tuesday (Aug 8) morning.


Three early voting centres at the Terengganu contingent police headquarters (IPK) for the Kuala Terengganu parliamentary by-election also opened at 8 am.

It involves 49,660 military personnel and 47,728 police personnel with their respective spouses in the six states involved in the elections.

Meanwhile, 1,362 police personnel and 35 military personnel, with their spouses, are involved in the early voting process for the Kuala Terengganu by-election.


All early voting centres are scheduled to be closed in stages according to their locations.

The EC set Aug 12 as the polling day and the campaigning period is set for 14 days starting from the day of nomination and will end at 11.59 pm Aug 11.- Bernama

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