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The seat fell vacant after C Sivarraajh’s victory was revoked over allegations of vote-buying.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

Last-minute candidates allowed entry to nomination centres, court told

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.

Cop: Returning officer knew PKR candidate was outside nomination centre

Investigating officer Insp Azizul Mohd Zakaria tells Election Court he came to the conclusion after recording statements from 27 people.

Appointment as EC chief in line with constitution, says Art Harun

The lawyer-activist says he cannot comment on references to the Pakatan Harapan manifesto as he is not aligned to any political party.

Santiago: We have high expectations from Art Harun

However, another DAP leader, Boo Cheng Hau, says appointment did not go through a transparent process or scrutiny in Parliament.

Khairy: Art is qualified but appointment needs Parliament’s nod

Rembau MP hopes lawyer can temporarily reject appointment as EC head until matter is brought to Parliament

Lawyer Art Harun appointed EC chairman

He replaces Mohd Hashim Abdullah, whose tenure as chairman was shortened to July 1.

Beware nepotism in PH, Ambiga warns over PD by-election

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.

Ex-EC chief backs MP’s move to make way for Anwar

Abdul Rashid says Port Dickson's Balagopal Abdullah is making a worthy sacrifice for the country's benefit.

EC calls for more voters in Balakong

Voter turnout was only 25% as of 12.30pm.

Reform committee mulls scrapping EC, first past the post system

The committee’s chairman Abdul Rashid Ab Rahman also says the RoS should not be tasked with registering political parties.

EC already studying reforms

Election Commission secretary says it is looking into inputs by NGOs and other social bodies.