FAQ: National-Level BERSIH 2.0 Steering Committee Election

What The national-level BERSIH 2.0 Steering Committee election will elect five office bearers, namely:

  • 1 Chair
  • 1 Vice-Chair
  • 1 Treasurer
  • 2 Steering Committee Members with Portfolio

A further six (6) regional representatives will be elected to the Steering Committee through regional elections, to be held either parallel to or after the national-level election. Each region will elect one representative.
The six regions are:
1. Sabah
2. Sarawak
(and in Peninsular Malaysia:)
3. Northern Zone
4. Eastern Zone
5. Central Zone
6. Southern Zone
The national-level election will be held on 30 November 2013, 10am to 12pm. A live broadcast of the announcement of results and a press conference will be streamed on our YouTube channel.
The campaign period for the election was officially declared open on 12 November 2013, and will end on midnight, 29 November.
Regional elections will be run by endorsing organisations based in the respective Zones. The cut-off date for the regional elections is the end of January 2014.
The BERSIH 2.0 Steering Committee national-level election will be held at the Petaling Jaya Community Library, 389 Jalan Selangor, 46000 Petaling Jaya.
All BERSIH 2.0 endorsing organisations are eligible to vote in the national-level election.  They are also eligible to vote in the regional elections of their respective Zones.
A three-member Election Committee is overseeing the conduct of the national-level election. They are:

  • Mr. Muhammad Sha’ani b. Abdullah, former member of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia
  • Mr. Roger Chan, senior human rights lawyer
  • Mr. Stanley Yong, present Secretary-General of the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, and committee member of Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia

The nominees for the 2013 national-level BERSIH 2.0 Steering Committee election can be viewed here.
Each (1) eligible organisation constitute one (1) voter.
Each organisation must name a voting representative who will cast the ballots on its behalf. The organization can name up to two (2) non-voting delegates who will also be present at the polling centre.
Postal voting for the national-level election is available for endorsing organisations in Sabah and Sarawak.
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