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5,468 Nomination Forms Sold As At April 23 – EC

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Election Commission has sold 5,468 nomination forms for the 14th general election (GE14) as at April 23.

EC in a statement today said 1,836 forms were for parliamentary seats while 3,632 for state seats.

In Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, 84 forms had been sold while in Sarawak, 248.

Sabah and Labuan recorded the highest with 1,070 (344 parliamentary, 726 state), followed by Selangor 657 (192 parliamentary, 465 state); Johor 613 (234 parliamentary, 379 state); Penang 579 (133 Parliamentary, 446 state); and Perak 528 (153 parliamentary, 375 state).

In Kedah, EC sold 117 forms for parliamentary seats and 273 for state seats while in Terengganu (64 parliamentary, 210 state); Kelantan (69 parliamentary, 194 state); Pahang (68 parliamentary, 179 state); Negeri Sembilan (39 parliamentary, 136 state); Melaka (24 parliamentary, 108 state); and Perlis (22 parliamentary, 96 state).

EC said 45 parliamentary and 45 state nomination forms had been sold by its headquarters in Putrajaya.

May 9 has been fixed by EC as polling day, April 28 as nomination day, and May 5 for early voting.

The number of seats to be contested remains the same as in GE13 – 222 parliamentary and 505 state. – BERNAMA

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