Tag: electoral boundaries
Party veep Johnny Mositun demands explanation from CM Shafie Apdal and either EC or PM's office.
Lawyer Leong Cheok Keng says otherwise, the electoral map drawn up just before GE14 will be applicable for at least eight years and may be used in GE15.
DAP's Bangi candidate gives example of 10 big, largely urban seats won by the opposition and the 10 smallest won by BN.
The High Court rules there is prima facie evidence showing malapportionment which contravenes the Federal Constitution.
The prime minister will likely benefit from continued suspicion of PH chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the recent redrawing of electoral boundaries, and split votes due to PAS.
Researchers from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University say although the redelineation will help BN win marginal seats held by the opposition, there are other factors at work too.
This is because the Election Commission did not get the council's view in preparing the redelineation report which was passed by the Dewan Rakyat on March 28.
State government tells lawyers to file application to obtain leave to challenge the Election Commission in the Federal Court, but the legal battle could be scuttled if BN recaptures Selangor.
DAP secretary-general says new electoral boundaries do not bode well for the future of the country.
The Penang chief minister says the EC has failed to carry out the job it was entrusted with.
However, Bersih executive director Yap Swee Seng says the rally organisers will only give their statements at the police station if they are accompanied by their lawyers.
This comes just a day after the new electoral boundaries were approved by the Dewan Rakyat.
Its chief Shaiful Hazizy Zainol Abidin says the former prime minister is responsible for the system that he now claims is dirty.
If not out within a week, the electoral roll should be available at latest on nomination day.
The prime minister says government neither interfered with nor influenced the EC in the discharge of its duties.
Lawyers for Selangor express concern that two judges on the bench of the Court of Appeal ran the risk of having pre-determined the issue as they had earlier decided on cases of a similar nature.
Election Commission chief says it only takes one day to get king's consent for redelineation motion to become official after it is passed in the Dewan Rakyat.
DAP wants voters in Selangor to protest the possible move to adopt an ‘unconstitutional’ proposal which will favour BN in the election.
Election Academy official says voters can have their polling stations changed if redelineation of electoral boundaries is passed by Parliament and implemented in GE14.
The appropriate remedy will be a declaration and injunction to restrain the prime minister from presenting the Election Commission’s report to the Dewan Rakyat, says Gopal Sri Ram.
Bersih and PH hand over objections to the proposed redelineation of electoral boundaries to the Election Commission.
Court of Appeal judgment states constitutional protection given to 'both Houses of Parliament' on validity of proceedings cannot be questioned in any court.
However, the three-man Court of Appeal bench dismisses an application to disqualify its chairman, Idrus Harun, on grounds of bias.
Ipoh Barat MP M Kulasegaran says his lawyers have submitted three questions of law to obtain leave to set aside a Court of Appeal ruling that courts are powerless to inquire into the work of the EC.
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