Tag: Election Commission
The seat fell vacant after C Sivarraajh’s victory was revoked over allegations of vote-buying.
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.
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 chairman Azhar Azizan Harun says this is in accordance with Article 114 of the Federal Constitution.
Its chairman Azhar Azizan Harun says any breach of election laws or regulations by any parties, especially by its workers, will not be tolerated.
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.
Chairman Azhar Harun says the king has been informed of the decision.
Electoral Reform Committee chairman Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman says there are presently no laws to prevent this from happening.
But Electoral Reform Committee chairman Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman says there are presently no laws to keep such offences in check.
The Election Commission chairman says the criticism levelled at Anwar Ibrahim was made by Bersih 2.0.
EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun says the defence ministry must give equal opportunities to all candidates.
The Voters’ Registration Improvement Policy Committee is chaired by its chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
Electoral reforms group tells Najib Razak it reported to EC and it was EC that lodged police report against former prime minister.
In such cases, returning officers have no discretion to refuse candidates without passes but must allow them access to the nomination centres, says senior EC officer Afizam Abdullah Sani.
Investigating officer Insp Azizul Mohd Zakaria tells Election Court he came to the conclusion after recording statements from 27 people.
The lawyer-activist says he cannot comment on references to the Pakatan Harapan manifesto as he is not aligned to any political party.
However, another DAP leader, Boo Cheng Hau, says appointment did not go through a transparent process or scrutiny in Parliament.
Rembau MP hopes lawyer can temporarily reject appointment as EC head until matter is brought to Parliament
He replaces Mohd Hashim Abdullah, whose tenure as chairman was shortened to July 1.
The former Bersih chairman says either Anwar Ibrahim's wife or daughter should have resigned as MP to pave the way for his return to Parliament.
Abdul Rashid says Port Dickson's Balagopal Abdullah is making a worthy sacrifice for the country's benefit.
Voter turnout was only 25% as of 12.30pm.
The committee’s chairman Abdul Rashid Ab Rahman also says the RoS should not be tasked with registering political parties.
Election Commission secretary says it is looking into inputs by NGOs and other social bodies.