Malaysians queue to cast their vote in the general election at Permatang Pauh, Penang state, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Malaysians queue to cast their vote in the general election at Permatang Pauh, Penang state, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia election 2022: 65 per cent turnout at 3pm, nation readies for vote count

  • Malaysia’s 15th general election, amid surging inflation and fears of deadly floods in the monsoon season, is likely to be the most hotly contested vote ever
  • Around 12.3 million people had already voted at 2pm, close to the total recorded during the 2018 election. There are six million new voters this year.

Malaysians queue to cast their vote in the general election at Permatang Pauh, Penang state, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
Malaysians queue to cast their vote in the general election at Permatang Pauh, Penang state, on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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