Tag: elections commission

EC targets civil servants in voter drive

By G Manimaran (themalaysianinsider) PUTRAJAYA, Oct 6 — The Election Commission (EC) targets to sign-up more than 400,000 civil servants to become new voters before the next general election. The Malaysian Insider understands that a whopping 30 per cent (420,000) of the 1.2 million strong

Bersih 2.0 claims voters’ relocation unconstitutional

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The Election Commission (EC) has been moving voters’ localities since 2004, two years after the last delineation exercise, which polls watchdog Bersih 2.0 chairman Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan has described as unconstitutional. The EC has been

Political Parties Rushing To Register New Voters

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 13 (Bernama) — Some 56 per cent or 169,850 of 301,653 new voters registered during the first six months of this year were registered through political parties, the Election Commission (EC) said. The EC’s voter registration panel chairman Datuk Zainal Abidin Mat Said

Perak EC ruling on address change contravenes law

Humayun Kabir (Malaysiakini) The Perak Election Commission (EC) is acting contrary to election laws by disallowing the Pakatan assistant registering officer (ARO) from registering existing voters who are transferring from a different locality, says DAP. DAP Tronoh assemblyperson V Sivakumar (left) said the Perak EC

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

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