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General Operations Force (GOF) personnel show the indelible ink mark on their fingers after the early voting process for the 15th general election at the multipurpose hall of the 6th Battalion in Bakri, Muar, Johor, on November 15, 2022. — Picture by BERNAMA

Almost 95 pct turnout for early voting today — EC

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 — A total of 94.72 per cent, or 212,961 individuals, have fulfilled their responsibilities as early voters in the 15th general election (GE15) and the Bugaya by-election today.

In a statement tonight, Election Commission (EC) secretary Datuk Ikmalrudin Ishak said the number comprised military personnel and their spouses, as well as police personnel and their spouses.

Thus, he said the EC congratulated all Returning Officers and their teams for carrying out their responsibilities well for the voting process, which started at 8am.

“We also extend our congratulations and thanks to the Royal Malaysia Police, Malaysian Armed Forces, Health Ministry, National Security Council, local authorities, Information Department, media and all quarters, directly and indirectly involved, for the cooperation and support given to EC,” he said.

The polling day for GE15 and Bugaya by-election is on November 19.

— Bernama

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