Voter Out In Numbers; 12 Million By 2pm Surpassing GE14

As of 2 pm on election day, the total voter turnout had exceeded for the whole of GE14 12.3 million which closed at 5 pm, however for GE15, the Election Commission had extended the voting period from 8 am to 6 pm.

This is a rather significant number as queues continue to snake the corridors of halls and schools where most of the polling centers are situated. This is also the first time the national voting age was reduced to 18 after the enactment was passed in Parliament recently, this immediately added another 1.4 million with now the total eligible voters to be approximately 21.1 million.

With 58% turnout thus far, Malaysia could witness the highest number of voters and turnout in history.

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