poll is over and the count begins….. it’s 1800hrs now !
read all the updates from the star here
6.30pm: Police will not allow any victory parades to be held after the results of the elections to prevent untoward incidents, says IGP Tan Sri Musa Hassan. 5pm: Polling closed at 7,950 centres nationwide. EC confirmed that voters in three areas in Sarawak will cast their ballot on Sunday. 4pm: About 65% turnout of voters nationwide, announced Election Commission secretary Kamaruzaman Mohd Noor. 3pm: About 58% of registered voters had cast their ballot nationwide, said Election Commission secretary Kamaruzaman Mohd Noor. 12.30pm: A fishmonger in Sabak Bernam going to cast his vote at SK Seri Sekinchan was surprised when he was told by EC officials that he had already cast his vote on Saturday morning. He has lodged a police report. 12pm: About 32% of the 10.9 million registered voters had cast their ballot, said EC chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman. He added that polling is going on smoothly nationwide. 10.40am: Saidon Md Isa, 48, from Permatang Rambai, Kepala Batas, died of a heart attack while lining up to cast his vote at Sekolah Agama Rakyat Permatang Rambai. 10.30am: The Long Napir polling station in Limbang, Sarawak, was closed. It is the earliest polling station to close. 9.20am: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and his wife Datin Seri Jeanne Abdullah cast their votes at SK Permatang Bertam, Kepala Batas, in Penang. 8.40am: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor voted at SM Sains Sultan Ahmad Shah in Pekan, Pahang. 8.20am: Adzemi Ismail, 48, died of a heart attack at a polling station in Alor Star after casting his vote. * A boat carrying Election Commission workers as well as ballot boxes and papers capsized in Hulu Rejang, Sarawak. As a result, voters in three areas in Hulu Rejang will only vote Sunday. While the workers were saved, the ballot papers were all wet. * Twenty-two Barisan Nasional operations centre workers in Sungai Petani, Kedah, were rushed to hospital after consuming packet drinks given to them by two unknown individuals.
even pengantin baru pun keluar mengundi tadi. hehe