Tag: bagan pinang

A tocsin for Pakatan Rakyat

Sin Chew It is a good thing for Pakatan Rakyat to suffer a great defeat in the recent Bagan Pinang by-election as it can awake Pakatan Rakyat and make PAS to carry out a self-reflection. The so-called “election myth” of Pakatan Rakyat and its leader

The bigger war of Bagan Pinang

Mohsin Abdullah (Malaysiakini) Today postal voting is being held for the Bagan Pinang by election. It will continue tomorrow. This, according to Ngah Senik, the Election Commission secretary “is necessary as there are 4,604 postal voters in the constituency”. Polling “proper” as we know is

PM: Victory more important than majority

Malaysiakini Winning in the Bagan Pinang state by-election is more important to the Barisan Nasional than the size of the majority obtained, Najib Abdul Razak said. mic election 120909 najib”There’s no need to talk about winning big or small, as long as (we) win. Winning

Army, police cast postal votes

Malaysiakini Postal voting began in the Bagan Pinang state by-election today at two centres here for the soldiers and police officers. The soldiers cast their votes at the Army Basic Training Centre (Pusasda) while the police officers at the Port Dickson Police District Headquarters (IPD).

Soldiers urged to drown PAS for swimming pool

Rahmah Ghazali (Malaysiakini) PAS Youth today accused Defence Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Negri Sembilan Menteri Besar Mohamad Hassan of campaigning in an army camp with offers of a swimming pool and futsal court in exchange for votes in the Bagan Pinang by-election. At a

PAS workers slashed, Umno blamed

Andrew Ong (Malaysiakini) Violence has marred the Bagan Pinang by election campaign with PAS party workers allegedly assaulted by Umno members in several incidents yesterday. One incident took place at about 3pm yesterday while the rest took place during the wee hours of this morning.

PAS may seek court order to defer polls

Malaysiakini PAS may seek a court order to postpone the Bagan Pinang polls in view of alleged irregularities in the postal voting process. This will be among the matters discussed with the Election Commission during a meeting with a Pakatan Rakyat delegation at its headquarters

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,