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EC chief denies not standing by his officers in Kimanis case

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

Musa’s son keeps seat as apex court throws out election challenge

Federal Court dismisses the appeal by Warisan candidate against the victory of Yamani Hafez Musa, the son of former chief minister Musa Aman.

Khairuddin accepts Election Court decision, will continue to serve Jasin

Khairuddin Abu Hassan said losing the election petition challenging Umno’s victory on May 9, 2018 won’t stop him from serving the people.

Election Court rules Umno gets to keep Jasin parliamentary seat

Election Court dismisses challenge of Amanah’s Khairuddin Abu Hassan and affirms the victory of three-term Jasin MP Ahmad Hamzah.

Court strikes out election petition for Sipitang parliamentary seat

Judge Azahari Kamal Ramli also dismisses the application by Noor Hayaty Mustapha of Warisan to have the case adjourned.

Court fixes 6-week trial for dispute over Kimanis election results

Anifah Aman, a former foreign minister, won the Kimanis seat by a slender margin of 156 votes.

Court to hear petitions to challenge BN victories in Kimanis, Sipitang

Two judges from Sarawak will be hearing the petitions to challenge incumbents Anifah Aman and Yamani Hafez Musa.

Apex court orders retrial of Jasin election petition

A five-member bench rules that PKR candidate Khairuddin Abu Hassan is allowed to file his petition in any court.

Shabudin remains MP after consensus reached with Marzuki in election petition

This follows Shabudin Yahaya's recent entry into PPBM.

9-day trial for Tasek Gelugor election petition

Five witnesses are expected to take the stand, along with Marzuki Yahya who filed the petition for a recount of votes.

Court cases that rocked the nation in 2018

Last year saw some of the biggest court cases in recent history – from a landmark decision on conversions to the charging of a former prime minister over the 1MDB scandal.

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.

Court rules Anifah remains Kimanis MP

This means Warisan has lost all of its eight election petitions in Sabah.

Don’t ‘disturb’ royal institution, position of Islam, says Zahid

The Umno president says the party is against ratifying the ICERD as it wants the rights enshrined in the Federal Constitution to be preserved.

Jeffrey gets to keep Keningau parliamentary seat

The Election Court also orders Jake Nointin of Warisan, who filed the petition, to pay costs.

Khairuddin files appeal on Jasin election outcome

The former Umno leader changes his mind after consulting his lawyers as there are issues for the Federal Court to decide.

Court rejects election petitions for Sipitang, Sook and Kundasang

The petitions were filed by Warisan to challenge the results in the 14th general election.

Returning officer files appeal against jail term

Amino Agos Suyub has also filed a stay of execution pending disposal of his appeal in the Court of Appeal.

Returning officer: I’m to blame for nomination day fiasco in Rembau

Amino Agos Suyub says he accepts the blame as he was the most senior officer in charge of the conduct of the election in the parliamentary seat.

Court defers decision on Anifah’s seat

Anifah Aman and Joniston Bangkuai's victories are being challenged by two Warisan leaders.

Court affirms Umno’s victory in 3 Perak state seats

It declares Khairuddin Tarmizi, Mohd Azhar Jamaluddin and Jurij Jalaludin as the duly elected assemblymen for Hutan Melintang, Changkat Jong and Lubuk Merbau.

Money given by Umno candidate was for travel expenses, Orang Asli...

Jali Gayang said RM500 each was given to village chiefs to compensate their travel expenses and daily spending as they had to travel long distances to meet BN candidates.

I didn’t buy votes, BN’s Cameron Highlands MP tells court

Cameron Highlands MP C Sivarraajh tells Election Court that he did not carry bags containing cash to hand out to Orang Asli voters during his campaign as claimed.

Musa retains seat as Warisan’s election petition fails

The judge also strikes out Warisan’s election petition against Libaran MP Zakaria Mohd Edris.