The rural folk can contribute to making the country’s election process clean, fair and democratic by not expecting or asking for any “incentives” when casting their votes for the candidate of their choice, Deputy Information Communication and Culture Minister Joseph Salang said.
He said that besides being improper, such action could backfire on the winning candidate through lawsuit instituted by the defeated party.
He gave the advice at a meet-the-people session at Rh. Guntor in Sungai Berkiok, Merurun in Julun last night.
“Now the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is actively monitoring the whole election process for such and other misdeeds.
Refrain from asking for 'incentives' in election