Day: February 12, 2009

Majority of Perak Voters Prefer Elections – Survey

News Release February 12th 2009 BANGI – Following the collapse of the Pakatan Rakyat government in Perak, survey reveals that 74% of Perak voters feel that the state assembly should be dissolved to pave way for elections.

EC does not rule out simultaneous by-elections

Malaysiakini The Election Commission (EC) has not dismissed the possibility of holding the by-elections for the Bukit Gantang parliamentary seat in Perak and Bukit Selambau state assembly seat in Kedah simultaneously.

Federal Court begins hearing of Pensiangan, Api Api cases

By Wong Choon Mei The Federal Court will begin a two-day hearing in Kota Kinabalu today, and is expected to start with the appeal by Barisan Nasional leader Joseph Kurup against the quashing of his Pensiangsan seat victory in the March 2008 general election.