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EC considering tents to deal with voter surge in GE15

EC chairman Azhar Harun says voting tents could be set up or halls rented to deal with the expected increase in numbers.

Syed Saddiq hopeful 18-year-olds can vote by GE15

The youth and sports minister says the EC is working on it.

Rantau political showdown begins tomorrow

Nominations for the by-election in the state seat will be held for one hour from 9am tomorrow.

Study ongoing on how Parliament can vet MACC, Suhakam appointments

PH’s election manifesto had stated that appointment of these commissioners will be done through a parliamentary committee.

Polls reform panel wants people to vote where they are residing

Many countries enforce such a rule, says ERC chairman Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman.

No more development please, say Semenyih voters

Villagers say there is enough development in Semenyih and it is now time for improvements to their quality of life.

Unkept election pledges threaten PH’s chances in Semenyih

Voters say nothing has changed since PH took over, and that people are frustrated over the removal of haj subsidies and the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.

Dr M: Malay support for PH in Semenyih ‘still strong’

PPBM chairman confident PH has a very good chance of winning the Malay-majority seat in the coming by-election.

Cameron Highlands by-election, an acid test for both sides

The by-election will see a four-cornered fight, but the real battle will be between Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional.

Why bother with elections when an affidavit can do the trick?

Signed affidavits mean politicians, not voters, can now pick the menteri besar or chief minister of their choice.

Pandan PKR polls get off to heated start

This came after the voting centre opened only 2 hours after members gathered outside Ampang Jaya Municipal Council hall.

Durant says NBA voters have ‘pure hate’ of him

Kevin Durant said his decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Golden State Warriors has caused award voters to both overlook and dislike him.

UK opposition keeps door open to staying in EU

Many young, metropolitan, newer party members vociferously oppose leaving the EU, but older, working-class voters from the party's traditional heartlands are in favour.

Reject Anwar in PD, Siti Kasim tells voters

The lawyer-activist says Anwar Ibrahim and the party must be taught a lesson for engineering by-elections.

Low voter turnout of 40% in Seri Setia by-election

Results are expected by 10pm.

MCA, DAP candidates exchange friendly greetings in Balakong

Wong Siew Ki and Tan Chee Teong shake hands upon meeting at a polling centre this morning.

Ahmad Maslan rallies Balakong voters

The Umno leader asks the voters to give MCA’s candidate Tan Chee Teong a chance, urging them to come out in full force on polling day this Saturday.

Bersih: Candidates openly committing election offences

Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 hopes offences seen in Sungai Kandis by-election won't happen in Seri Setia and Balakong by-elections.

Tough for MCA in Balakong even with ‘star’ logo, say analysts

Political commentator Tang Ah Chai says the ditching of Barisan Nasional’s logo shows that the 45-year old coalition is 'dead'.

Low voter turnout in Sungai Kandis by-election

Unlike during the May 9 polls, voting centres were not crowded.

Be effective opposition, new Sabah Umno chief tells members

Hajiji Mohd Noor told members from its Women, Youth and Puteri wings to change their attitude and mindset to win over young voters.

Don’t impose restrictions on reaching out to rural people, says C4

C4 executive director Cynthia Gabriel says the previous government had clamped down on the NGO's activities.

PM pledges service, not cash handouts, for Langkawi folks

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says in the past, BN and Umno had resorted to giving out money and not providing service to the people

Young voters chafe at Erdogan’s Turkey, the only one they know

Students in Izmir are voicing doubts that are shared by their peer group nationwide. Only about a quarter of Turks below the age of 25 support Erdogan, according to Mert Yildiz, co-founder of the Istanbul-based political research company Foresight.