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The seat fell vacant after C Sivarraajh’s victory was revoked over allegations of vote-buying.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

EC files appeal on Rantau state seat findings

Election Commission chairman Azhar Azizan Harun says the appeal does not affect the court’s decision to nullify Rantau state result in the 14th general election.

EC member Bala Singam to leave office on Jan 1

EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun says this is in accordance with Article 114 of the Federal Constitution.

We’ll look seriously into reasons for Rantau decision, says EC

Its chairman Azhar Azizan Harun says any breach of election laws or regulations by any parties, especially by its workers, will not be tolerated.

EC to show election results based on voting channels

The Election Commission says it wants to make election date more easily available to the public, and this includes introducing new search engine in future.

5 EC commissioners to quit

Chairman Azhar Harun says the king has been informed of the decision.

Seat buying not EC’s concern, says former chairman

Electoral Reform Committee chairman Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman says there are presently no laws to prevent this from happening.

Ministers at by-election areas an offence, says polls reform committee

But Electoral Reform Committee chairman Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman says there are presently no laws to keep such offences in check.

EC never criticised Anwar over concert, says Art Harun

The Election Commission chairman says the criticism levelled at Anwar Ibrahim was made by Bersih 2.0.

EC: Allow all candidates access to Port Dickson army camp

EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun says the defence ministry must give equal opportunities to all candidates.

EC sets up panel to address voter registration issues

The Voters’ Registration Improvement Policy Committee is chaired by its chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.

Ball is in EC’s court, Bersih 2.0 tells Najib on polls...

Electoral reforms group tells Najib Razak it reported to EC and it was EC that lodged police report against former prime minister.