EC secretary Ikmalrudin Ishak said it had received official notices of dissolution of the state assemblies involved to make way for state polls
KUALA LUMPUR — The Election Commission (EC) will hold a special meeting this Wednesday (5 July) to discuss important dates for elections in six states.
EC secretary Datuk Ikmalrudin Ishak said the meeting followed the receipt of notices of the official dissolution of the Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu, Penang, Selangor and Negeri Sembilan state assemblies from their respective State Assembly speakers.
“The special meeting will be chaired by EC chairman Tan Sri Abdul Ghani Salleh who will discuss the important dates for the state elections, such as the date of the election writ, nomination day, polling day, the electoral roll to be used and other preparations,” Bernama reported as he said in a statement on Monday (3 July).
A press conference will be held immediately after the special meeting.
Last week, six states dissolved their legislative assemblies with Kedah, Penang and Terengganu officially dissolved on 28 June, followed by Kelantan and Selangor on 22 June 22 and 23 June respectively.
Negri Sembilan dissolved its state assembly on Saturday, 1 July — Mediahit