11 Apr '18, 4pm

Test Malaysia’s Polling Day falls on a weekday, voters might need to take leave https://t.co/mHLIaDK5lS

On April 10, the Malaysian Election Commission announced the dates for Nomination Day (April 28) and Polling Day (May 9) for the general election. But voters immediately realised something. May 9 falls on a Wednesday, which is a weekday. Polling day for Malaysia general election on May 9, battle between Najib and Mahathir to be decided Advertisement Education Minister Mahdzir Khalid declared a special school holiday for Polling Day , as many schools will be used for polling centres. The date for early voting, May 5, does fall on a Saturday. However, there are no plans right now to declare a public holiday on May 9 for everyone to go vote. Need to take leave Bear in mind that Malaysians might need to journey back to their hometown to vote, depending on their address in the voter rolls. Unlike Singapore, where you can get to pretty much anywhere in a couple of hours, this mi...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/04/malaysian-ge14-polling-day-...

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