Tag: election petition
Azhar Harun says there is no question of him not defending EC officers.
Federal Court dismisses the appeal by Warisan candidate against the victory of Yamani Hafez Musa, the son of former chief minister Musa Aman.
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 dismisses challenge of Amanah’s Khairuddin Abu Hassan and affirms the victory of three-term Jasin MP Ahmad Hamzah.
Judge Azahari Kamal Ramli also dismisses the application by Noor Hayaty Mustapha of Warisan to have the case adjourned.
Anifah Aman, a former foreign minister, won the Kimanis seat by a slender margin of 156 votes.
Two judges from Sarawak will be hearing the petitions to challenge incumbents Anifah Aman and Yamani Hafez Musa.
A five-member bench rules that PKR candidate Khairuddin Abu Hassan is allowed to file his petition in any court.
This follows Shabudin Yahaya's recent entry into PPBM.
Five witnesses are expected to take the stand, along with Marzuki Yahya who filed the petition for a recount of votes.
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.
Its chairman Azhar Azizan Harun says any breach of election laws or regulations by any parties, especially by its workers, will not be tolerated.
This means Warisan has lost all of its eight election petitions in Sabah.
The Umno president says the party is against ratifying the ICERD as it wants the rights enshrined in the Federal Constitution to be preserved.
The Election Court also orders Jake Nointin of Warisan, who filed the petition, to pay costs.
The former Umno leader changes his mind after consulting his lawyers as there are issues for the Federal Court to decide.
The petitions were filed by Warisan to challenge the results in the 14th general election.
Amino Agos Suyub has also filed a stay of execution pending disposal of his appeal in the Court of Appeal.
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.
Anifah Aman and Joniston Bangkuai's victories are being challenged by two Warisan leaders.
It declares Khairuddin Tarmizi, Mohd Azhar Jamaluddin and Jurij Jalaludin as the duly elected assemblymen for Hutan Melintang, Changkat Jong and Lubuk Merbau.
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.
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.
The judge also strikes out Warisan’s election petition against Libaran MP Zakaria Mohd Edris.
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