Melaka set for polls on Nov 20

MELAKA: The Election Commission (EC) has set Nov 20 as polling day for the Melaka state election.

Nomination day is Nov 8 and Nov 16 set as early polling day.

EC chairman Datuk Abdul Ghani Salleh at a press conference announced the dates at a special EC meeting on the Melaka state election here today.

The Melaka State Legislative Assembly has 28 seats.

On Oct 5, Melaka Yang di-Pertua Negeri Mohd Ali Rustam agreed to dissolve the state assembly following the retraction of support for the state government and chief minister Sulaiman Md Ali by four state assemblymen — Sungai Udang assemblyman Idris Haron, Norhizam Hassan Baktee (Pengkalan Batu), Noor Effandi Ahmad (Telok Mas) and Nor Azman Hassan (Pantai Kundor).

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