State polls: 50% voter turnout in Terengganu


PUTRAJAYA: Half or 50% of eligible voters in Terengganu had cast their votes for the state election as of 1pm, according to the Election Commission (EC).

The percentage of voter turnout in five other states, however, is around 40%, with Kedah at 49%, Penang (46%), Selangor (44%), Negri Sembilan (42%) and Kelantan (40%).

For the Kuala Terengganu parliamentary by-election, the voter turnout was 47% as of 1pm.

A total of 3,190 polling centres with 17,048 voting streams were opened today (Aug 12) for the six state elections, starting at 8am.

Also opened were 41 polling centres with 217 voting streams for the Kuala Terengganu by-election. - Bernama

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