EC targets 70% voter turnout in polls


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  • Wednesday, 05 Sep 2018

Handle with care: Polling centre head Ahmad Azmir Hamzah (right) and members of his team sealing a ballot box after the early voting session in Balakong. — Bernama

SHAH ALAM: The Election Com­mission (EC) targets at least 70% of voter turnout in the Balakong and Seri Setia state by-elections on Saturday, said its deputy chairman Tan Sri Othman Mahmood.

He hoped the two by-elections would record a higher percentage of voter turnout compared to the 49.4% turnout recorded for the Sungai Kandis by-election on Aug 4.

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