Election Commission posts notice of 13 new Sabah states seats

Source: The Malay Mail Online

A notice of the 13 new Sabah state seats as published in The Borneo Post, September 15, 2016.
A notice of the 13 new Sabah state seats as published in The Borneo Post, September 15, 2016.

KOTA KINABALU, Sept 15 — The Election Commission (EC) posted today notices of 13 proposed new state constituencies for Sabah.

In notices published in The Borneo Post daily, the new seats are: N.02 Bengkoka, N.06 Mengaris, N.08 Pintasan, N.13 Pantai Dalit, N.17 Darau, N.24 Tanjung Dumpil, N.27 Dampai, N.44 Tulid, N.47 Telupid, N.51 Sungai Manila, N.58 Lamag, N.61 Segama, and N.70 Kukusan.

This would effectively add one state seat to the parliamentary constituencies of Kudat, Kota Marudu, Kota Belud, Tuaran, Sepanggar, Putatan, Papar, Pensiangan, Beluran, Libaran, Kinabatangan Silam and Kalabakan respectively. No changes were made to the parliamentary seats.

According to the notice, the total number of voters in Sabah stands at 995,729.

The full list of the new constituencies and the number of voters can also be viewed at the district offices and some post offices across the state from today till October 14.

Objections to the proposed recommendation can be made to the state EC office but must be in accordance to constitution.

The state legislative assembly sitting in August approved a motion for the creation of the 13 state seats.

 

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