Sarawak Polls: EC reminds parties, candidates to cease campaigning by 11.59pm on Friday (Dec 17)

KUCHING: The Election Commission has reminded political parties and candidates that all campaign activities will have to stop at 11.59pm on Friday (Dec 17).

New campaign materials are also not allowed to be uploaded on social media after the stipulated time.

“The media can report on (campaign) activities or events related to the state election as news.

“However, any advertisement that is tantamount to campaigning for any political parties is not allowed via print or online media or social media after 11.59pm on Dec 17,” the EC said on Friday (Dec 17).

Polling day is on Dec 18.

There were 1,252,014 registered voters eligible to vote on Saturday (Dec 18).

Another 20,360 voters are early voters, while 17,885 are postal voters.