Localised emergencies an option to delay elections after Aug 1 - Malaysiakini

The Conference of Rulers’ view, that the state of emergency should not be extended beyond Aug 1, paves the way for the Sarawak state polls and several by-elections to be held after being suspended.

Elections amid the pandemic still pose the risk of exacerbating infection rates – as was seen after the Sabah election last year.

According to the government’s timeline, they expect…