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EC to wait out appeal period before deciding on Kimanis by-election

This follows Kota Kinabalu Election Court declaration that the victory of former foreign minister Anifah Aman in the Kimanis parliamentary seat in GE14 is null and void.

BN fails in bid to grab Telok Mas seat in Melaka

Election Court says private university lecturer Noor Effandi Ahmad is not a civil servant to be construed as holding an 'office of profit'.

MPs should vacate seats when they quit their parties

Elected representatives switching parties after they have been elected under a particular party alignment undermines multi-party democracy.

Jempol remains with BN, court throws out PPBM’s election petition

This is PPBM's second petition against Barisan Nasional to be struck out by the Election Court.

Anwar will lose if he stands in Permatang Pauh, predicts Umno...

Lokman Noor Adam cites the Pakatan Harapan government's failure to fulfil election promises and the “Dr Mahathir Mohamad factor” as reasons against an Anwar victory.

Anwar contesting where? ‘Ask the kongsi gelap’, says Zuraida

PKR women’s wing head says any decision as to which parliamentary seat Anwar Ibrahim should contest should be discussed at the top party level.

I will not give up Nibong Tebal for Anwar, says MP

Penang PKR chairman Mansor Othman rubbishes claims he will make way for the party's president-elect.

Anwar to contest parliamentary seat in Perak?

A source says an independent MP recently met Anwar Ibrahim and offered to resign to pave the way for the incoming PKR president to contest in a by-election.

Zuraida: Wrong to say 51 MPs ready to vacate seat for...

The outgoing PKR Wanita chief says Nurul Izzah Anwar and Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail have already said they won’t give up their seats.

Yes, Anwar will run for parliamentary seat, says Wan Azizah

The PKR president says which seat has yet to be determined.

Dr Ting remains Pujut assemblyman, Court of Appeal rules

It upholds High Court decision that it was unlawful for Sarawak assembly to disqualify him.

Streram files suit for abuse of office against EC and returning...

The PKR candidate for Rantau says their act or omission denied him right to contest.

DAP’s Michelle worries ‘safe seat’ label will lead to lower turnout

DAP's Subang Jaya candidate says she’s worried because many voters are taking it for granted that she will win.

SUPP’s Kho: I’m not naïve, I know Kuching is a DAP...

The political newbie knows her struggle will be tough but wants to work with government to solve flood problems in Kuching.

EC gazettes Negeri Sembilan MB as winner of Rantau seat

Lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla says PKR candidate Dr Streram Sinnasamy will file an election petition to challenge his disqualification.

Wan Azizah: I’m standing in Pandan to honour, defend Rafizi

The PKR president says she is sad that Rafizi is not standing, and hopes to defend his seat in the five-cornered fight this election.

PKR almost didn’t get to contest in Bukit Melawati

Its first candidate was disqualified due to an address problem and she was quickly replaced.

Late Sabah minister’s brother may stand in Apas

Nizam Abu Bakar Titingan is confident voters in Apas still believe in BN to take the country to greater heights.

Amanah MP questions fuss over ‘local’ reps

Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud says she herself was not a native of Kota Raja but ran for the seat in three consecutive elections, winning the last two times.

Will six-term MP Rohani be dropped by PBB?

The six-term Batang Lupar MP is believed to have done well as a federal minister and is also popular in her constituency.

Taib Mahmud’s daughter faces resistance over Mukah candidacy

Posters and banners rejecting Hanifah Taib have been publicly displayed in Mukah and a petition sent to the prime minister.

It’s make or break for Teng Chang Yeow in Penang

The state BN chief says he will bow out of politics if he fails to win a seat.

BN manifesto realistic, can be implemented, says Shahrir

He says the opposition's plans to replace GST with SST (sales and service tax) is just being populist.

Maria Chin to contest under PKR banner in GE14

Nurul Izzah says a seat has been allocated for her while Maria says she will leave it to PKR to decide which seat she should contest.