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Why I have come home to vote

William de Cruz  |  Published:  |  Modified:

COMMENT The number may not reach biblical proportions, but Malaysians are flying in from all over the world, abstaining from the postal vote in order to dirty their itchy fingers with indelible ink and cast their ballots themselves on Sunday.

Around the world on April 28, exactly a year after Bersih 3.0, thousands queued to lodge their postal vote, the first time in the country’s history that people other than armed forces personnel, public servants, students and their spouses were entitled to cast their ballot abroad.

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