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Sabah election: Voters use social media to share experience at polling centres

KOTA KINABALU (Sept 26): Voters have used social media to share their experience of voting in the 16th Sabah state election today amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Using the hashtags #PRNSabah #SabahMemilih #SabahBangkit, these voters especially the younger group uploaded photographs on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to show their experience, right from the moment of scanning the MySejahtera application code on arrival at the polling centres until after they have completing voting, with their fingers already marked with black ink.

Some also took wefies with friends after voting, with captions such as “kami sudah selesai mengundi”, “Selamat mengundi warga Sabah, pilihan di tangan anda” and “Good morning Sabahan, get out and vote:” 

As at noon today, bright weather was reported in most places and the polling process has proceeded smoothly, with police, Election Commission (EC) and Health Ministry personnel doing their job to ensure everything was under control.

In the interior about 80km from the state capital here, the Perikatan Nasional (PN) candidate from STAR for the Tambunan seat, Datuk Dr Jeffrey Kitingan, voted at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Pekan Tambunan at 9.50am.

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