Tag: bukit selambau by-election

Pakatan to name Bukit Selambau candidate on March 28

ALOR SETAR, March 15 – Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul Razak said the Pakatan Rakyat candidate for the Bukit Selambau by-election will only be known on March 28, one day before nomination.

BN names their men for tri-elections

Malaysiakini Umno’s Ismail Saffian for Bukit Gantang, MIC’s S Ganesan for Bukit Selambau and PRS’s Malcolm Mussen ak Lamoh for Batang Ai  – these are the three named as BN candidates for the forthcoming by-elections. Ismail Saffian and S Ganesan’s candidacies were announced by Deputy

PKR under pressure over Bkt Selambau candidate

Malaysiakini Athi Veeranggan As PKR decides on its candidate for the Bukit Selambau by-elections come April 7, supporters of one prospective candidate are already considering a Plan B.

Bkt Selambau: Candidate launches bid with 'cash and frogs'

Shingyee Koh (Malaysiakini) The upcoming Bukit Selambau by-election seems to be heating up as more independent candidates appear to contest the “hot seat”. It seems that this by-election is no longer a Barisan vs Pakatan battle. Among the independent candidates is Tan Hock Huat, who

"We don't want another KT"

By Shanon Shah [email protected] THE upcoming by-election in Bukit Selambau, Kedah, on 7 April will be tricky. At least in Bukit Gantang and Batang Ai, by-elections were called as a result of the incumbents’ deaths. The Bukit Selambau by-election was called because the incumbent, Parti

RM300 “gift” mystery unsolved

ON 16 Jan 2009, during the Kuala Terengganu (KT) by-election, more than a dozen journalists were asked to list their names, organisations, and telephone numbers on a blank piece of paper. The request was made by a staff member at the KT by-election media centre.

Bar Council urges snap elections in Perak

By Deborah Loh (thenutgraph.com) Bar council president Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan PETALING JAYA, 19 Feb 2009: The Bar Council has reiterated (corrected) its stand on the Perak constitutional crisis — let the people decide. Its president Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan said snap polls were now the best

Former rep may contest Bukit Selambau

Athi Veranggan (Malaysiakini) MIC may field its Kedah chief V Saravanan, who is Bukit Selambau’s former assemblyperson, as candidate in the crucial by-election for the state seat. Sources said party president S Samy Vellu was seriously considering nominating Saravanan since “he seems to be the

Bukit Gantang, Bukit Selambau go to the polls April 7

The Sun PUTRAJAYA (Feb 13, 2009): The Election Commission has decided that polling for the Bukit Gantang parliamentary and Bukit Selambau state by-elections will be held simultaneously on April 7. It also fixed March 29 for nominations, allowing nine days for campaigning in the event