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Monday, October 26, 2020

Sungai Limau By Election: EC Fixes Oct 23, Nov 4 For Nomination, Polling


The Nomination And Polling Days for the Sungai Limau state by-election have been set for October 23rd and November 4th, respectively.

Election Commission, E-C Chairman, Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Yusof, said the constituency had 27,222 voters and two absentee voters who are abroad.

There are no advance voters in the constituency from among the police and military personnel.

Tan Sri Abdul Aziz made the announcement after chairing a meeting to determine the dates.

The EC Chairman said the electoral roll to be used for the Sungai Limau by election is the 2012 electoral rolls combined with the supplementary rolls for the first and second quarters of 2013 updated as of September 26th.

He added, 17 polling centres would be set up for the by-election, while 492 election workers would be appointed to handle the election process.

The EC Chairman also disclosed that the meeting also agreed to appoint the Yan District Officer as the returning officer and also to appoint three assistant returning officers.

The by election has been necessitated by the death on September 26th of the state assemblyman, Tan Sri Azizan Abdul Razak, who was the former Menteri Besar of Kedah.

In GE 13th last May, Tan Sri Azizan retained the Sungai Limau state seat with a 2,774 vote majority by beating his cousin, Mohd Fazillah Mohd Ali of the BN.

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