Key events on Malaysia's election calendar

A motorcyclist riding past the flags of the National Trust Party (Amanah), Barisan Nasional and the All-Malaysia Islamic Party. PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK
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On Election Day, voting centres in schools and public halls will be open from 8am to 5pm. The votes are counted in the same evening.

The results - most probably starting with "unofficial results" from tallies written on whiteboards at the counting centres - could be expected from as early as 9pm for the smaller constituencies, or where the margin of victory is large.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 22, 2018, with the headline Key events on Malaysia's election calendar. Subscribe