09 May '18, 2am

M’sians in London rushed to fly 34 ballot papers back to KL. They are strangers. https://t.co/Kf66B3heTP

One Malaysian woman in London, Aidila Razak, thought that her GE14 story was over before it started when she did not receive her ballot paper last week. Advertisement Express courier delivery was supposed to take three to four days. And it was only on May 8, one day before Malaysia will go to the polls, that the ballot paper reached her in London to mark her selection. Determined to vote regardless, a small group of Malaysians in London coordinated their next move: They would fly someone back to KL with all their ballot papers. The plan to bring the votes back Everything was coordinated via a Facebook group called GE14: Postal Voters Discussions. One woman, Amira Shaffee, generously paid for a £700 (approximately S$1,273) ticket to KL. Advertisement Another woman offered to board the flight, carrying all the ballot papers to the runners at the KL airport, who would then ru...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/05/malaysians-london-vote-elec...

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