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EC has power to stop polling at flooded voting centres: Ex-deputy chairperson
Published:  Sep 21, 2022 4:53 AM
Updated: 5:56 AM

The Election Commission (EC) has the power to postpone the polling process at voting centres affected by flooding if an election is held during the monsoon season.

Former EC deputy chairperson Wan Ahmad Wan Omar noted that this is under the Election (Conduct of Elections) Regulations 1981, which empowers the commission to do so.

"If the flood levels rise when polling is ongoing, the EC can...

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