Tag: local elections
Analysts warn Erdogan is in a 'lose-lose' situation on Sunday since a victory would leave him open to opposition claims that he stole the election.
The election watchdog says polls for village leaders and local councils will make them more accountable and pressure them to provide good service.
The results do not bode well for the Conservatives and Labour party ahead of the European Parliament elections, set to take place in Britain later this month.
Kuasa urges government leaders to stop giving excuses to strengthen democracy at the local level.
The Petaling Jaya MP says the current method is breeding little Napoleons.
Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong says the ministry will not contribute to a verbal war and that it wants to de-escalate tensions.
The housing and local government minister says her ministry is still reviewing the cost after earlier saying it is too costly to hold local elections now.
Bersih and ENGAGE say efforts to implement local elections must start immediately while Johor DAP veteran Dr Boo Cheng Hau says not holding elections goes against democratic conventions.
New minister for Federal Territories says involving MPs in decision-making will be a step towards election of Kuala Lumpur mayor.
Most of the constituencies are expected to be won by the APRC, the party of now-departed former president Yahya Jammeh.
It says this would show commitment by any party or coalition to ensure electoral reform after GE14.
Former prime minister not in favour of local government elections as he claims it could be detrimental to race relations.