Day: March 4, 2008

Don’t scribble insults on ballots

The Star: March 4, 2008 State election director Othman Noh said in the past, votes were rejected on technicalities after voters wrote words like “penipu” (cheat) and “bodoh” (stupid) on ballot papers.

Kelantan BN: Where are the 118,000?

The Star: March 4, 2008By ROYCE CHEAH KOTA BARU: Kelantan Barisan Nasional is now complaining about phantom or cloned voters and has accused PAS of being guilty of it.

Police Uncover Attempt To Create Confusion During Polls

March 04, 2008 PUTRAJAYA, March 4 (Bernama) — Police have uncovered an attempt by some irresponsible people out to create a confusion during Saturday’s elections by having voters dipped their fingers in indelible ink before the polling day.

EC cancels use of indelible ink

March 4, 2008 (The Star) By RAPHAEL WONGPUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission has cancelled the use of indelible ink in polling this Saturday, citing public order and security reasons.

Free taxi rides for voters

March 4, 2008 (THE STAR) By SYLVIA LOOI IPOH: Come polling day this Saturday, 50 taxis will ply the streets of Ipoh to ferry voters to their polling stations to cast their votes, free of charge.

Group warns on Malaysia elections

4 March 2008 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — An international human rights group said Wednesday it fears Malaysians will not get a fair vote in this week’s general elections because of an uneven playing field favoring the ruling National Front coalition.