Voters in the states of Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Penang, Kedah, Kelantan, and Terengganu will head to the polls on Aug 12, the Election Commission (EC) announced today.
Nomination will be held on July 29, while early voting will take place on Aug 8.
EC chairman Abdul Ghani Salleh said a total of 9.7 million individuals are eligible to vote in the state polls.
"The EC has decided that the state elections will be held to fill 36 state legislative assembly seats in Kedah, 45 in Kelantan, 32 in Terengganu, 40 in Penang, 56 in Selangor and 36 in Negeri Sembilan," he said at a press conference after chairing a special meeting on the state polls at Menara SPR today.
Kelantan was the first to dissolve its state assembly on June 22, followed by Selangor on June 23. Penang, Kedah and Terengganu state legislative assemblies were dissolved on June 28, while Negeri Sembilan was the last to dissolve its state assembly on July 1.
A total of 245 state assembly seats will be contested in the six states.