Sg Bakap: EC fixes July 6 as the polling day and June 22 as nomination day

PUTRAJAYA – The Election Commission has announced that the Sungai Bakap by-election will be held on July 6.

The Commission announced on Thursday, June 6, that the date for Nomination Day is set to be Friday, June 22.

The Penang State Legislative Assembly’s Speaker Datuk Law Choo Kiang notified the Election Commission of the vacant Sungai Bakap State seat following the death Assemblyman Nor Zamri Latiff.

On the grounds of the State Assembly, Dr Siti Nazaariah Abdul Zallim, director of Penang EC was given a notice.

Nor Zamri (56), died on May 24, at 1:38 pm, while being treated at the Hospital Seberang Jaya’s intensive care unit for inflammation of the stomach.

In the state elections of August 2023, Nibong Tebal PAS’s chief won 15,433 votes. He defeated Pakatan Harapan leader Nurhidayah Chere Rose by 1,563 votes.

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