Malaysia election set for Nov. 19 amid fear of floods


              A staff member from Malaysia's Election Commission walks past a map showing state assembly areas an so on, at its office in Putrajaya, Malaysia Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Malaysia's Election Commission said Thursday that national elections will be held on Nov. 19, amid concerns that heavy rain and floods during the year-end monsoon season may deter voters. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Election Commission Chairman Abdul Ghani Salleh speaks during a press conference at its  office in Putrajaya, Malaysia Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Malaysia's Election Commission said Thursday that national elections will be held on Nov. 19 amid concerns that heavy rain and floods during the year-end monsoon season may deter voters. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Malaysia's prime minister office is pictured in Putrajaya, Malaysia Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Malaysia's Election Commission said Thursday that national elections will be held on Nov. 19 amid concerns that heavy rain and floods during the year-end monsoon season may deter voters. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
            
              Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, center, speaks during a press conference at his party headquarters in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Anwar says he is optimistic that his opposition alliance is able to strive for a simple majority in general elections expected to be held next month. (AP Photo/Eileen Ng)
            
              Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim speaks during a press conference at his party headquarters in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Anwar says he is optimistic that his opposition alliance is able to strive for a simple majority in general elections expected to be held next month. (AP Photo/Eileen Ng)
            
              Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim speaks during a press conference at his party headquarters in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Anwar says he is optimistic that his opposition alliance is able to strive for a simple majority in general elections expected to be held next month. (AP Photo/Eileen Ng)
Malaysia election set for Nov. 19 amid fear of floods