RANTAU, April 13 ― Voter turnout for the Rantau by-election was 55 per cent at 1pm today, the Election Commission (EC) said today.
The EC is also targeting a 70 per cent voter turnout overall for the by-election.
Early voting for 113 voters from the security forces cast their ballots last Tuesday.
The four candidates standing for the by-election are former Negri Sembilan mentri besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, 63, from Barisan Nasional; Dr S. Streram, 60, from Pakatan Harapan; independents R. Malarvizhi, 51, a housewife; and Mohd Nor Yassin, 67, a former lecturer.
Polling closes at 5.30pm today.