PUTRAJAYA: The by-election for the Semenyih state seat in Selangor will be held on March 2.
The Election Commission also announced that nomination day would fall on February 16.
The key dates for the Semenyih by election was announced by EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun after chairing a special meeting to discuss on the matter.
The seat, which is in Selangor, fell vacant following the death of assemblyman Bakhtiar Mohd Nor on Jan 11 from a heart attack. He was 57.
In the 14th General Election, Bakhtiar defeated candidates from Barisan Nasional, PAS and Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) in a four-cornered fight, with a majority of 8,964 votes. He garnered 23, 428 votes.