KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 — The Election Commission will meet at headquarters in Putrajaya on Oct 6 to set a date for the Galas by-election.
According to an EC statement here today, EC deputy chairman Datuk Wira Wan Ahmad Wan Omar would be holding a press conference after the meeting to announce the nomination and polling dates for the by-election.
It said the EC was officially notified of the vacancy of the seat by the Kelantan State Assembly Speaker on Tuesday.
The Galas state seat fell vacant following the death of its assemblyman Chek Hashim Sulaima, 46, from PAS, on Monday due to cancer.
It is one of three seats in the Gua Musang parliamentary constituency with the other two being Nenggiri and Paloh. — Bernama
Galas by-election: EC meets Oct 6 to decide date