Day: March 6, 2010

Gerakan: Other Pakatan states should follow Penang

Malaysiakini In reaction to the DAP-led Penang government’s move to restore local council elections, Kedah Gerakan Youth called on the other Pakatan Rakyat state governments to follow suit to fulfill vows made during the 2008 general election campaign. tan keng liangFailure to do so, said

Penang moves to restore local gov't elections

Malaysiakini Two days before Pakatan Rakyat celebrates its second anniversary of its takeover of Penang, the state government announced that it has moved to restore local government elections. The local election will involve two municipal councils – the Municipal Council of Penang Island (MPPP) and

Penang local vote applauded, might face EC hurdle

By Debra Chong (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — Penang’s decision to conduct local government elections for two municipalities after a 45-year hiatus has received good response, but some warned the Election Commission (EC) might refuse to comply. Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng

EC unsure if law allows it to hold local elections

By G Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — The Election Commission (EC) says it is unsure if the law allows them to conduct local government elections as requested by the Penang state government. “From what I know we only conduct elections for Parliament