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EC must explain why 18-year-olds can't vote in Tanjung Piai by-election - MCA Youth

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Modified 2 Oct 2019, 4:08 pm

MCA Youth is urging the Election Commission to explain why 18-year olds can contest in the upcoming Tanjung Piai by-election but are not allowed to vote.

MCA Youth chief Nicole Wong noted that this was despite the relevant legal amendments being gazetted into law on Sept 10.

“The EC should give a clear explanation to justify this discrepancy which has surely doused the enthusiasm of youths looking forward to fulfilling their civic duty in casting their ballot...

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