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Tag: Election Commission

No tribunal for ex-EC members

The case is academic, declares tribunal to investigate six former Election Commission members.

Are politicians allowed as election observers, Bersih asks EC

Electoral watchdog wants a clarification after a Sabah politician is seen wearing the observer tee-shirt and tag at the nomination centre in Sandakan.

EC chief to check if Mohamad flouted election secrecy

Azhar Harun says it is an offence to reveal how someone has voted but is unsure about someone revealing his own vote.

India’s EC: Buried under tide of complaints, bias allegations

Opposition parties had accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to gain political benefits through the televised address.

Woman goes to appeals court to get Semenyih by-election nullified

Sabariah Mohd Shariff is appealing against a High Court ruling dismissing her attempt to stop the March 2 by-election.

Ex-EC chief let off because he resigned before tribunal formed

Attorney-General Tommy Thomas explains why Hashim Abdullah was spared from a tribunal into former Election Commission members' alleged misconduct.

Thai unofficial election results delayed to Monday morning

Partial results posted by the commission earlier showed the pro-army party of junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha leading with 7 million votes.

PBS: What’s holding up approval of new state seats for Sabah?

Party veep Johnny Mositun demands explanation from CM Shafie Apdal and either EC or PM's office.

EC officer had direct knowledge of your offence, Azhar tells Najib

Election Commission chairman explains why officer lodged police report against the former PM during Sungai Kandis by-election.

EC officials lodged report against me, Najib reminds Art Harun

Former prime minister says the perceived lack of action against election offences serves to undermine the EC chairman's credibility.

Dear Najib, stop accusing EC and just lodge a report

Najib Razak should lodge reports with the police or MACC if he has direct information about any alleged election offence.

Ex-EC members to oppose AG’s submissions before tribunal

Their lawyers say AG is abusing the process of the court despite being bound by the submissions of the then conducting officer M Puravalen.

Thai court to hear case against party behind princess political bid

Thai Raksa Chart's move to bring in Princess Ubolratana for premier is a shocking move, bringing Thai royalty to frontline politics for the first time since the 1932 establishment of a constitutional monarchy.

Law lecturer Azmi Sharom appointed as EC deputy chief

Four other names announced, including a Bersih activist.

EC chief: Report Hadi to cops if you have proof, don’t...

Azhar Harun says the responsibility for filing police reports does not only lie with the Election Commission.

Tribunal sets new standard of accountability for electoral commissioners, says Bersih

The electoral watchdog says the tribunal hearing starting in Klang today is a ‘victory for the people’.

EC lodges police report against Manogaran over party shirt

The Election Commission says it also lodged three police reports over the setting up of 'pondok panas' at nine polling stations.

Tribunal to meet Monday on alleged misconduct of ex-EC members

The AG says the tribunal will comprise five retired judges.

EC warns against use of govt assets, raising sensitive issues in...

Election Commission chairman Azhar Azizan Harun says the use of government assets and raising such issue are offences under the Election Offences Act 1954.

Court maintains ban on MIC veep from contesting or voting in...

The High Court rules that the Election Commission's decision to bar C Sivarraajh from taking part in elections was done according to the law.

Court allows Sivarraajh to challenge EC over Camerons ban

The former MP seeks a declaration that the EC's decision was invalid and suppressive against him.

EC bars C Sivarraajh from contesting Cameron Highlands by-election

The EC says it reached the conclusion after reviewing the election Court Nov 30 judgment and seeking legal advice.

Cameron Highlands by-election on Jan 26

The seat fell vacant after C Sivarraajh’s victory was revoked over allegations of vote-buying.

EC to inform Dewan Rakyat on Cameron Highlands seat vacancy next...

The seat fell vacant after the Election Court ruled incumbent MP C Sivarraajh was not duly elected and the MIC leader decided against filing an appeal.