Voting age - Dr M confident of two-thirds support this time around

Yasmin Ramlan

Modified 10 Jul 2019, 4:45 am

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed confidence that the bill to amend the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age to 18 will receive two-thirds majority support from MPs.

He said this after a briefing specifically for opposition MPs - possibly the first in history - on the government's plans to incorporate opposition requests into the bill.

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