Election Candidates Given 14 Days To Clear Posters, Banners

March 09, 2008
PUTRAJAYA, March 9 (Bernama) — Candidates in the just-concluded general election are given 14 days beginning today, to clear posters, flags and banners which they had put up as part of their campaign.
Election Commission (EC) secretary Datuk Kamaruzaman Mohd Noor said those who failed to comply with this, risked deductions from their deposits for the clearing job.
Speaking to reporters today, he advised candidates to submit accounts of their election expenses to the EC within 31 days of the announcement of the election results.
The total expenses should not exceed RM200,000 for a parliamentary candidate and not more than RM100,000 for those contesting for a state seat, added Kamaruzaman.