Day: October 2, 2009

Postal voters mainly ex-servicemen, claims PAS

Malaysiakini Although Bagan Pinang state seat is known to have one of the biggest postal voters in the country, PAS secretary-general Mustafa Ali claims that the number has decreased substantially over the years. According to figures based on the party’s research, he said the sole

PAS wants retired servicemen removed from postal voter list

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 — PAS claimed today that there are only 1,200 servicemen who are registered postal voters in the Bagan Pinang state constituency in Negeri Sembilan. The rest of the 4,604 postal voters are actually retired servicemen, the

DAP slams EC ruling on polls material

By Adib Zalkapli (Malaysian Insider) PORT DICKSON, Oct 2 — The DAP today slammed the Election Commission’s (EC) directive banning political parties not contesting in the Bagan Pinang by-election from putting up their party symbols in the constituency. “If campaign material deposit is their concern,