Pujut by-election set on July 4, nomination on June 20 – EC chairman

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission has decided on July 4 as the by-election for Pujut state constituency seat with nomination of candidates set on June 20, following a special meeting on Friday.

The announcement was made by its chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Hashim Abdullah.

The Pujut seat became vacant after Dr Ting Tiong Choon (DAP) was disqualified as the elected representative on May 12, following a motion seeking his disqualification for allegedly having Australian citizenship.

In the last state election, Dr Ting defended the seat for DAP after garnering 8,899 votes in a four-cornered...

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