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.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 48
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 0
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Columnists

Tribute to a great judge and lawyer
A pecking order in policy
Hair trigger in senior years
Caught in the act
The great nepotism debate
Find long-term solutions for the economy
Dark horse in Umno VP race
Beware nature’s displeasure
A long and tough journey
Learn from our neighbour

Others Also Read