Melor by-election postponed, says EC


The Melor by-election has been postponed as the state of emergency is still in force, says the Election Commission. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 4, 2021.

THE Melor by-election, which is supposed to be held within 60 days following the death of its incumbent assemblyman Dr Md Yusnan Yusof last Friday, has been postponed, said Election Commission (EC) secretary Ikmalrudin Ishak.

“In view of the emergency proclamation issued by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on January 11,  2021 and a provision in Section 13 of the Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance 2021 pertaining to state elections that are being enforced, the by-election for DUN N.23 Melor, Kelantan, has been postponed,” he said in a statement today.


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