Johor will go to the polls for its state election on March 12, the Election Commission (EC) announced today.
Nomination meanwhile will be held on Feb 26 while early voting will be on March 8.
EC chairman Abdul Ghani Salleh said at a press conference that the master electoral roll 2021, last updated Jan 21, would be used.
The electoral roll contains the names of 2,597,742 voters: 2,574,835 regular voters, 10,955 military personnel and their spouses, 11,576 police personnel and their spouses, and 376 absentee or overseas voters.
Ghani said the election is expected to cost some RM96 million.
He said 1,021 polling centres with 4,638 voting channels would be used on polling day, while 63 centres with 83 channels would be used for early voting.