270 early voters kick off by-election


SANDAKAN: A total of 270 early voters for the Sandakan by-election are expected to cast their ballots for the parliamentary seat today.

They include policemen who will vote at the marine police force’s senior officers’ mess (8am to 2pm) and Sandakan police district headquarters’ clubhouse (8am to noon), the Election Commission (EC) said in a statement.

“The EC will also air the process via live streaming through its Facebook page,” said EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.

There are a total of 40,131 voters under the Sandakan parliamentary constituency.

Azhar said all ballot boxes for the early votes will be kept at the police lock-up and counted on polling day at the counting centre at SMJK Tiong Hua Sandakan.

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