Tag: election offences
This comes after a tribunal to hear allegations of misconduct against six former EC members decided not to proceed with the hearing.
Eleven of these were committed by Pakatan Harapan and its ally Warisan.
The electoral watchdog says awareness of election offences and how to lodge reports on them is still low, but that it will press on to educate the public on this.
The electoral watchdog launches Pemantau, a campaign to encourage the public to lodge complaints on election offences during campaign periods.
Bersih chairman Thomas Fann says there should be no use of race in elections.
EC chairman Azhar Harun says the commission has taken action against both BN and PH.
The prime minister's speech implied that discrimination against opposition-led constituencies is perfectly 'normal' and a long-standing practice.
Bersih is not empowered by law to take action over electoral offences; it can only monitor and work to educate the public.
The reports concern transportation for voters and the setting up of voter assistance booths.
The electoral watchdog also takes the authorities to task for not acting in the past.
Former prime minister says the perceived lack of action against election offences serves to undermine the EC chairman's credibility.
The election watchdog calls on the Election Commission to come down hard on those who violate election laws.
The electoral watchdog says such remarks can be deemed as undue influence or even abuse of power.
We should focus on real issues such as the plight of the Orang Asli, the degradation of the environment and transportation problems instead of the racial make-up of candidates.
Transparency International-Malaysia urges the authorities to make full use of the Election Offences Act, MACC Act and Penal Code to tackle election offences.
But the Port Dickson MP says Bersih 2.0's criticisms should be looked into.
The electoral watchdog says the EC currently has no authority to investigate election offences and can only lodge police reports.
Electoral watchdog says Pakatan Harapan committed six of the 10 offences identified during the Port Dickson by-election.
The electoral watchdog says Pakatan Harapan abused government assets, resources, agencies and programmes to get votes.
Six organisations submit a memorandum calling for action on 'fradulent and abusive practices'
Lawyers and Bersih 2.0 say restriction against being polling agents is unfair, Telekom says staff only told not to associate TM brand with any political activity.
MCA's Ti Lian Ker questions Lim Lip Eng over DAP party symbol placed outside a hall in Lim Guan Eng's Bagan parliamentary seat since last month.
Ex-Bersih chief slams police for arresting three women who cut down BN flags and says parties should have been penalised for breaking the law on election campaigning.
'Supporters camp outside awaiting their allowance. You want work done? Pay up. People at ceramah? Pay up', he says.