Category: Bersih in the Media

Sarawak Political Parties Ready to Help EC Register New Voters

Malaysian Digest KUCHING, 13 AUG, 2010: Political parties in Sarawak are prepared to to help but wants the Election Commission (EC) to aggressively address the lukewarm response to the ongoing registration of new voters. Barisan Nasional (BN) leaders met and contacted by Bernama described the

Targeting the unregistered

by Zakiah Koya (The Sun) POLITICAL parties are hot on the heels of those who have turned 21 but are not registered as voters. And the reason is obvious – these young voters may just give them the edge come the next general election. Election

Election committee to monitor PKR leaders’ open houses

By Adib Zalkapli (Malaysian Insider) PETALING JAYA, Aug 10 — PKR leaders contesting in the upcoming party elections are advised against organising open houses to campaign. PKR deputy president Dr Syed Husin Ali said the party’s election committee would monitor the activities to ensure that

Sept 3 For Case Management Of Sivakumar's Challenge On EC Decision

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 (Bernama) — The application of former Perak state assembly speaker V. Sivakumar and six others for a judicial review of the Election Commission’s (EC) decision not to hold by-elections for three state seats in Perak was set for case management on

EC says wants monthly electoral roll update

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — The Election Commission (EC) is considering gazetting the electoral roll every month and enabling new voters to check their status as early as four weeks after registration. Currently the EC updates the electoral roll every

Election petition: Decision on Kamalanathan's bid on Aug 5

FMT KUALA LUMPUR: Come Aug 5, the Election Court here will decide on an application by Hulu Selangor MP P Kamalanathan to strike out an election petition by Zaid Ibrahim who lost in the parliamentary election. High Court Judge Azahar Mohamed, who sat as election

Decision on bid to strike out Zaid's petition on Aug 5

Malaysiakini The Election Court has fixed Aug 5 to decide Hulu Selangor MP P Kamalanathan’s application to strike out an election petition filed by PKR supreme council member Zaid Ibrahim. Election judge Justice Azahar Mohamed scheduled the hearing for that date this morning after four

Hulu S'gor petition: Kamalanathan wins Rd 1

Hafiz Yatim (Malaysiakini) MIC’s P Kamalanathan has won the first round in his bid to strike out Zaid Ibrahim’s petition against the Hulu Selangor by-election result. NONEIn dismissing Zaid’s preliminary objection against Kamalanathan’s application to strike out the petition, Election judge Justice Azahar Mohamed ruled

Tighten postal voting rules, says MP

Malaysiakini Postal votes are easily open to manipulation, says opposition parliamentarian Anthony Loke, who wants the Election Commission (EC) to impose stricter regulations for these ballots. The Rasah MP from DAP said yesterday that since postal ballots could be taken out of the polling centres