KUALA BESUT BY-ELECTION ON JULY 24, EARLY VOTING JULY 20, NOMINATION JULY 12 - 2

12 Jul 2013 11:19

Abdul Aziz said the electoral roll contained the names of 17,683 registered voters, comprising 16,534 regular voters, 1,134 military personnel and their spouses, 14 police personnel and an overseas absentee voter.

He said for regular voting, eight schools would be used as polling centres with 35 polling streams.

"For early voting, the Gong Kedak Royal Malaysian Air Force multipurpose hall will be used as the polling centre with two polling streams. A total of 305 election staff will be appointed."

Abdul Aziz said the estimated cost to carry out the by-election was RM760,000.

In the recent general election, Terengganu Barisan Nasional (BN) was able to form the state government when it won with a simple majority, securing 17 of the 32 state seats contested.

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