Dress code miscommunication led to short tempers at Slim polling station, says EC

Published on 29 Aug 2020 5:15:25 PM

Voters being turned away from a polling station because they were wearing shorts was the result of a miscommunication, says Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Abdul Ghani Salleh.

He said that there should not have been an issue in the first place since only those wearing party logos are barred from polling centres.

"It was a miscommunication, therefore we hope the voters will come back and cast their votes," he told reporters at the SK Aminuddin Baki polling centre on Saturday.

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