Tag: elections commission

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

EC says elections not likely next year

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) PUTRAJAYA, July 13 — The Election Commission (EC) has dismissed speculation that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak would call snap polls by next year. Speculation has been rife about snap elections since Najib’s popularity rating recently hit a high

New voters: EC accused of sabotage

By B Nantha Kumar (Free Malaysia Today) KOTA BAHARU: PKR Youth has alleged that the Election Commission (EC) is sabotaging the registration of new voters. “We can clearly see it as an act of sabotage. They have deferred the approval of assistant voter registeration officers

How EC got away with voters transfer

S Pathmawathy & Kuek Ser Kuang Keng (Malaysiakini) SPECIAL REPORT Imagine arriving at a polling station to cast your ballot and being told that your name has been transferred to a different centre – or even out of the constituency altogether. This happened during the

EC plays safe with voter registration

S Pathmawathy & Kuek Ser Kuang Keng (Malaysiakini) SPECIAL REPORT While political parties are seeking to loosen some procedures on voter registration, the Election Commission (EC) is determined to tighten loopholes to prevent discrepancies in the electoral rolls. Addressing complaints, EC chief Abdul Aziz Mohd

'EC in the way of voter registration'

S Pathmawathy & Kuek Ser Kuang Keng (Malaysiakini) With more than four million eligible voters yet to be registered in Malaysia, the main political parties are in a hurry to see the names on the electoral rolls. The registration process is making little headway in

EC gets complaint on Sibu postal vote delay

Malaysiakini The DAP has submitted an official complaint to the Election Commission (EC) over the controversy surrounding the tallying of postal votes during the Sibu by-election last Sunday. Youth chief Anthony Loke handed over an official letter detailing the party’s grouses to a representative of

Sibu: Glaring flaws mar postal vote credibility

Malaysiakini Several glaring postal voting discrepancies detected yesterday at the Sibu by-election has again raised questions about the credibility of the postal voting process. DAP Youth chief Anthony Loke (centre in photo) today demanded explanations from the Election Commission (EC) on three separate issues detected