Tag: postal votes

EC studying early voting to replace postal voting

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24 – An early voting system, also known as advance voting, that allows voters to cast their votes earlier, and a two-day cooling off period before polling, may be implemented the country. Election Commission (EC) deputy chairman Datuk Wira Wan

EC studying early voting system

KUALA LUMPUR, Sat: An early voting system, also known as advance voting, that allows voters to cast their votes earlier, and a two-day cooling off period before polling, may be implemented the country. Election Commission (EC) deputy chairman Datuk Wira Wan Ahmad Wan Omar said

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

PAS may seek court order to defer polls

Malaysiakini PAS may seek a court order to postpone the Bagan Pinang polls in view of alleged irregularities in the postal voting process. This will be among the matters discussed with the Election Commission during a meeting with a Pakatan Rakyat delegation at its headquarters

The mystery of postal votes

by Deborah Loh ([email protected]) POSTAL votes in electoral contests have traditionally been accompanied by allegations of fraud and intimidation of uniformed personnel. Will they again become a contentious issue in the Bagan Pinang by-election on 11 Oct? Postal votes make up 33.7% or 4,604 of

PAS to EC: Grant access to postal voters

Malaysiakini PAS Youth is demanding for political parties to be allowed to campaign among postal voters, particularly in the upcoming Bagan Pinang by-election.

Territorial Army For Every Constituency Not To Gain Votes

KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 (Bernama) — The government’s plan to set up the Territorial Army in all parliamentary constituencies is not the Barisan Nasional’s (BN) strategy to gain postal votes, said Deputy Defence Minister Datuk Abdul Latif Ahmad.

Postal voting facilitates manipulation

Press Statement 21 August 2008 Postal voting facilitates manipulation: The police and military should vote in the same manner as other citizens The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH) disagrees with the government’s insistence to keep postal voting for the police and military voters.

Bersih: Change postal voting system, not abolish it

By Shannon Teoh (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih) clarified today that it sought changes to the postal voting system, not a complete abolition.

Majority of Postal Voters are local military, police, SPR pe…

18 Aug 2008 http://charleshector.blogspot.com/2008/08/majority-of-postal-voters-are-local.html Postal Votes – I wonder how Malaysians overseas really get to vote. Considering our very short campaign periods still (and in the past), whereby even in Permatang Pauh by-elections, the number of days from the date of nominations until the casting