Malaysia declares May 9 polling day a public holiday

Malaysia declares May 9 polling day a public holiday
PHOTO: AFP

KUALA LUMPUR - The Prime Minister's Office has announced May 9, which falls on a Wednesday, as an additional public holiday.

This came following the Election Commission's (EC) announcement that polling day is on May 9.

Nominations for the 222 parliamentary and 587 state seats have been set for April 28.

Early voting for military and police personnel as well as voters living abroad has been fixed for May 5.

This gives political parties a campaign period of 11 days, four days more than the 13th General Election.

Also read: Malaysia company pays staff to go home and vote

More about

Malaysia election
Purchase this article for republication.

BRANDED CONTENT

SPONSORED CONTENT

Your daily good stuff - AsiaOne stories delivered straight to your inbox
By signing up, you agree to our Privacy policy and Terms and Conditions.