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Tag: Election Commission

Carry on protesting, Chow tells groups

The chief minister says it is all right to submit memos to government officials as long as it is done properly.

EC chief on why he chose dates for Tg Piai by-election

Azhar Harun says no one complained when the EC fixed the May 11 Sandakan by-election in the middle of DAP’s annual general meeting.

No solution yet to dubious voters on Sabah electoral roll, says...

Azhar Harun says it’s not easy to remove someone's name as a voter as citizenship matters are decided by the National Registration Department.

Old enough to contest, but not to vote

New voting age is not yet law and the Election Commission is unable to register 18-year-olds.

Umno slams EC over clash of Tanjung Piai by-election, AGM dates

Umno secretary-general accuses Election Commission of trying to help Pakatan Harapan in the upcoming by-election.

Tanjung Piai goes to polls Nov 16

Contesting parties given 2-week campaigning period.

EC chief denies not standing by his officers in Kimanis case

Azhar Harun says there is no question of him not defending EC officers.

2 years before 18-year-olds can register as voters

The Election Commission says it needs time to set up the automatic voter registration system and prepare for millions of new voters.

Proposal for commission just for redelineation of electoral boundaries

Electoral Reform Committee says this will prevent the EC from being accused of favouring particular political parties.

Young voters must first be told about democracy, says analyst

Lee Kuok Tiung says the government should have taken more time instead of rushing the Undi18 voting bill.

EC chairman doubtful 18-year-olds can vote in 2021 Sarawak polls

Azhar Harun says it will also be a tough feat to have automatic voter registration implemented in time for the Sarawak state election.

Now PBS calls for more Sabah parliamentary seats

With 13 additional state seats approved, Maximus Ongkili says a growing population has created a huge need for political leadership.

Sabah opposition leaders all for increasing state seats to 73 despite...

PBS and SAPP say they have been waiting for the bill to increase the number of state seats from 60 to 73 to be tabled in Parliament ever since the state assembly approved it in 2016.

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.