Malaysia’s diversity on display


Everyone came: Including new bride Lee Choy Yoong, still in her wedding dress, at the SK Taman Muda voting centre in Kuala Lumpur for the Pandan parliamentary seat. — YAP CHEE HONG/The Star

MY left index finger inked, I spent last Saturday afternoon as a novice polling agent at a secondary school in Segambut constituency.

Segambut, Kuala Lumpur, was where I first registered as a voter when I was 21 and where I voted at every election until I decided to change my constituency to where I live in Lembah Pantai. Wanting to do more than just vote this time round, I decided to volunteer as a Paca (polling agent/counting agent). But my own constituency already had enough so, naturally, I turned to the nearest one.

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