Early voting centres opened nationwide for the 15th general election (GE15) this morning were closed at 5pm today.
The early voting process involved a total of 224,828 individuals comprising 117,473 military personnel and their spouses as well as 107,355 police personnel and their spouses.
Early voting for the Bugaya state by-election, which was postponed following the proclamation of emergency to curb the spread of Covid-19, was also held today.
A total of 578 early voting centres involving 970 channels, opened at state police headquarters, district police headquarters and army camps since 8am, were closed in stages between 12 noon and 5pm.
The early voting ballot papers will be kept at police station lock-ups and counted on polling day on Nov 19, from 4pm onwards at the counting stations designated by the Election Commission and witnessed by the agents of the respective candidates.
GE15 involves 222 parliamentary seats and 116 state seats in Perak, Pahang and Perlis as well as the Bugaya by-election in Sabah.