Tag: state seats
Party president Maximus Ongkili is confident grassroots support will ensure victory in GE15.
Darell Leiking says Penampang is bigger than Papar constituency but has one state seat less.
PBS and SAPP say they have been waiting for the bill to increase the number of state seats from 60 to 73 to be tabled in Parliament ever since the state assembly approved it in 2016.
Two Umno assemblymen arrive at Shafie’s residence for talks, less than 24 hours after Sabah BN chief Musa Aman was sworn-in as chief minister.
Kelantan PAS Youth chief Ahmad Fadhli Shaari will replace Nik Mohamad in Pasir Mas while Che Abdullah Mat Nawi has been moved from Wakaf Bharu to Tumpat.
These include Morib, Cempaka and Hulu Klang.
The full list of candidates, which includes four women, two youth and seven former Umno veterans, will be announced on April 19.
Most of the seats are on the mainland, PRM president Ariffin Salimon announced today.
This is more than the eight parliamentary and 31 state seats it contested in GE13.
Sabah Law Society president Brenndon Keith Soh says the exclusion of the 13 new seats will not invalidate the state election for the existing 60 seats during GE14.
After the failure to table 13 new Sabah state seats in the Dewan Rakyat, Sabah government says it is waiting for EC to complete redrawing of parliamentary boundaries to increase the number.
Electoral watchdog says EC should not have submitted report to PM with cases pending and because the 2 years notice for voter objections only ends in September.
Gabungan Sabah's legal rep Maijol Mahap says failure to gazette the seats would be an insult to the Sabah legislative assembly, head of state and the people.
Pakatan Harapan's chief secretary Saifuddin Abdullah says there are no changes to DAP’s seats, while PKR, PPBM and Amanah will contest 14, four and three seats respectively.
Amanah president says aside from Sabah, parliamentary seat negotiations have concluded, and as for state seats, only Selangor remains at a 'final tuning' stage.
The DAP and PKR will defend the seats they hold while most of the mainland seats will be contested by PKR, Amanah and PPBM, say sources.
Party was set up to compete with Umno, so we want to contest 12 state seats currently under Umno, says Selangor PPBM leader.
He says the menteri besar has failed miserably and is not fit to be state Pakatan Harapan chairman.
The socialist party is targetting to contest 30 state seats, as it attempts to make a comeback after a long political hiatus, and calls on Penangites to support them.
Discussions are said to be ongoing about the 13 seats under PAS which will be split between PKR and new allies PPBM and Amanah.
DAP's Ong Kian Ming says EC's shift of polling districts is to help BN and Umno win back marginal seats by increasing the percentage of Malay voters there.
Mohamad Sabu, Khalid Samad and Hanipa Maidin are among the names proposed by Selangor Amanah in what are likely to be three-cornered fights in the state.
PH chairman says the pact is working closely with Parti Warisan Sabah.
PH chief secretary Saifuddin Abdullah says the coalition is now moving into the second stage of negotiations, focusing on state seats.
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