Tag: by-election

Attempts at Electoral Fraud

Press Release from Dato’ Salehuddin Hashim, Secretary-General of Parti Keadilan Rakyat on 21 Aug 2008: Electoral fraud has been a serious impediment to democracy in Malaysia for many years. The evidence of electoral fraud has been widely documented and reported in the media in the

Some facts about Permatang Pauh

126 Aug 2008 The information below is culled from: http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/87635 PP voting stats: 57,969 registered voters; 490 postal voters In Permatang Pauh, Umno has some 19,000 members, MCA 2,700, MIC 1,900 and PPP 1,042, totaling 24,642. If all 24,642 of them were to come out

Election Commission Needs to Salvage the Nations Tarnished Reputation

9 August 2008 The Permatang Pauh by election scheduled for August 26, 2008 is a yardstick to measure the independence and integrity of the Election Commission and Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi’s administration. I, therefore, urge the government to ensure a free and fair electoral

Why polling day on a Tuesday?

Malaysiakini PKR information chief Tian Chua has condemned the Election Commission’s decision to hold the Permatang Pauh by-election on a Tuesday, instead of on the weekend which is usual practice.

Permatang Pauh: By-election Aug 26

By Chan Kok Leong (Malaysiakini) The Permatang Pauh by-election is slated for Aug 26 (Tuesday) – with nomination day on Aug 16 (Saturday) – announced the Election Commission this morning.

It's Kulim if court orders by-election

Jul 27, 08 (Malaysiakini) Opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim said today that he aims to return to parliament for the first time in a decade later this year if a court orders a by-election in Kulim-Bandar Baharu.

Anwar eyes possible Kulim by-election

Malaysiakini Jul 18, 08 3:41pm Having lost the opportunity to contest the Kuala Kangsar parliamentary seat last month, PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim has now set his eyes on Kulim-Bandar Baharu for his political comeback.