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AG to advise govt to release report on tribunal’s recommendations

Tommy Thomas says the report, which comprises the majority and minority findings of the five tribunal members, involves elements of public interest.

Tribunal to rule if it can try ex-EC members for misconduct

The tribunal will announce its decision on May 24.

Hutan Melintang state seat ‘stolen’ from me, cries PKR’s Manivannan

The GE14 losing candidate says a new government report reveals that the BN government transferred military voters to Hutan Melintang for ‘political purposes’.

EC defends Lajim’s appointment as election observer in Sandakan

EC chairman Azhar Harun says Lajim Ukin was representing the Electoral Reform Committee, not any political party.

End the fishing, dismantle the booths, says EC chairman

Azhar Azizan Harun says instead of assisting voters, the 'barung-barung' are only used to fish for votes.

‘Disappointing’ if Streram canvassed for votes on polling day, says EC

The law is clear, there can be no campaigning on polling day, says EC deputy chairman Azmi Sharom.

EC denies taking sides in Rantau

EC chairman Azhar Harun says the commission has taken action against both BN and PH.

I told Streram to breach police barricade in GE14, says Rafizi

The PKR vice-president says he told the Rantau candidate to do 'whatever it takes to get in'.

Sandakan by-election on May 11

Nomination day is on April 27 while early voting will take place on May 7.

Someone’s out to sully BN’s image with RM50 bribe, claims Tok...

The Barisan Nasional’s Rantau by-election candidate says he told those who receive calls promising RM50 if they would vote for him to lodge a police report.

Rantau political showdown begins tomorrow

Nominations for the by-election in the state seat will be held for one hour from 9am tomorrow.

Study ongoing on how Parliament can vet MACC, Suhakam appointments

PH’s election manifesto had stated that appointment of these commissioners will be done through a parliamentary committee.

EC lauds tightening of rules to change MyKad address

EC chairman Art Harun says this will help combat electoral fraud and prevent voters from being moved to other areas using fake or third party addresses.

Suruhanjaya pilihan raya Thai jamin pilihan raya adil, bersih

EC tidak diwujudkan bagi melakukan suatu keajaiban, sebaliknya mempunyai mandat melaksanakan pilihan raya yang adil dan jujur

Automatic voter registration not so simple, says EC chief

EC chairman explains there are several issues that need to be ironed out first, including voters voting where they are first registered even if they live elsewhere.

Lessons from Europe: Transparency key to regulating political funding

Diplomats and a political foundation representative show what their countries’ political funding systems offer Malaysia.

Political financing law should address money politics in party polls, says...

Universiti Malaya's Terence Gomez voices doubt that the proposed law on political funding will address ‘loopholes’ tied to internal party elections and GLCs.

Appeals court throws out Streram’s RM7.6 mil suit against EC, returning...

The Court of Appeal says the PKR candidate failed to show that returning officer Amino Agos Suyub is a public officer.

Review electoral boundaries for Sabah and Sarawak, urges Upko Youth

It says according to MA63, the number of parliamentary seats has to be distributed evenly among Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak.

Bersih lodges 4 police reports on offences during Semenyih polling

The reports concern transportation for voters and the setting up of voter assistance booths.

Rantau by-election to be held within 60 days

The Election Commission will hold a special meeting to set a date for the by-election.

High Court dismisses bid to stop Semenyih by-election

Judge SM Komathy rules that the Election Commission can continue to discharge its functions legally.

Semenyih by-election: EC expects 70% turnout

Election Commission chairman Azhar Harun says this was the fastest nominations so far, with all settled by 9.45am.

Guidelines needed to address ‘grey areas’ in campaigning: Bersih 2.0 tells...

When government ministers visit a constituency where a by-election is due, they should be mindful of election laws, says the electoral reforms group.