Day: January 9, 2007

(NST) Election panel wants more bite

BANGI: The Election Commission is seeking more power to enable it take action against election violators and to run polls effectively. Stung by criticism that the body lacked independence and transparency, EC chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Rahman said it would be more effective if

Election laws outdated, EC wants independent review

Malaysiakini, Jan 8, 07   This comes from the horse’s mouth – our election laws are no longer relevant, said the Election Commission (EC). And it wants an independent commission to review them.According to EC chief Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman, an overhaul of the election