Here's the Bernama story.
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 14 (Bernama) -- Polling for the general election will be held on March 8 and nominations on Feb 24, the Election Commission (EC) announced today.
EC chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman said the election would involve 222 parliamentary and 505 state seats in 12 states except for Sarawak which held its state election in 2006.
He said 10,922,139 were eligible to cast their votes based on the electoral roll gazetted on Feb 5.
Abdul Rashid made the announcement at the EC headquarters here at 11.40am. The announcement was carried live by RTM dan TV3. BERNAMA
My earlier posting:
Yesterday Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi announced the dissolution of Parliament, confirming (and ending) widespread speculations that Parliament would be dissolved YESterday.
Today, he'll be announcing polling day.
Anyway, candidates have been warned not to get down and dirty.
Keep it clean.
They have been fighting dirty all the time. They can never change their ways.
clean fight? i doubt that.
btw kak ena, can i have your email address?
yayy....i have reason to go up to KL on Saturday he he...but then it is my 2nd boy birthday.....i still go vote and maybe celebrate the birthday in KL.....
See what they have done ....why don't they announce the whole thing earlier ........so that people like me could make it home to vote and take advantage of the cheap Air Asia flight recent promotion .
No joke yunno ........RM1500 to and fro Penang / KL / Bintulu and back again for me and my 2 children ( School holiday time ). Now if I were to use MAS that would be about RM3500 .
Ai yaaaa.......how to vote now ? Swim back ?
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