Tag: elections commission

Amend Election Regulations For Public Good: Ahmad Maslan

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 30 (Bernama) — Umno information chief Datuk Ahmad Maslan Wednesday said a proposal for the Election Commission (EC) to amend election regulations was for the good of the people. He said the proposal made by the commission must have been studied to

Opposition slams EC’s ‘cosmetic’ reforms

By Neville Spykerman (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUPMUR, Dec 30 – The Election Commission’s (EC) proposed reforms – a 24-hour cooling off period prior to polling day and three-day nomination period – got mixed reviews from politicians today. Both recommendations are aimed at preventing violence and

Good Experience As Observer, Says EC Deputy Chairman

From Nor Faridah Abd Rashid TASHKENT, Dec 29 (Bernama) — Election Commission deputy chairman Datuk Wan Ahmad Wan Omar described his “duty” as an observer during Uzbekistan’s parliamentary elections Sunday as a good experience. “I consider it as a very good experience for the members

Compulsory voting for Malaysia

By Dr Chen Man Hin, DAP life adviser COMPULSORY VOTING IS BETTER WAY TO ENSURE HIGH TURN OUT OF VOTERS, AND ENSURE THAT ALL ELIGIBLE VOTERS ARE ENFRANCHISED It was revealed by the Election Commission Deputy Chairman that out of 16 million people eligible to

Malaysian Observer Expects Good Turnout For Uzbek Elections

TASHKENT, Dec 26 (Bernama) — Malaysian observer S. Raddhakrishnan expects voter turnout to be high when Uzbekistan holds it parliamentary elections Sunday. The Asean Law Association of Malaysia honorary secretary, who was invited for the second time as observer for the election, said that in

Uzbekistan All Set For Parliamentary Elections

TASHKENT, Dec 26 (Bernama) — When Uzbekistan holds its parliamentary elections Sunday, more than 200 foreign observers from 36 countries and four international organisations, including the Organisation of Islamic Conference, will be monitoring the election process to ensure its “openness.” Chairman of Uzbekistan’s Central Election

Apathy keeps 5m off electoral roll

Farrah Naz Karim (NST) PUTRAJAYA: It should have been more than 16 million, but because of apathy, Malaysia has only about 11 million registered voters. Figures show that more than four in 10 Malaysians above 21 have not registered as voters. Election Commission deputy chairman

EC does not have power to combat abuses of political funds

The Sun KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 30, 2009) : The Electoral Commission (EC) only has the power to regulate how and what campaign materials are used, and does not have the jurisdiction to combat abuses of political funds, said its deputy chairman Datuk Wan Ahmad Wan

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