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Tag: Voting

Iranian hacking group unsuccessfully targeted Trump’s re-election campaign

US president’s campaign director says there’s no indication its infrastructure was targeted.

Conservatives win Austria election as far-right tumbles

Sebastian Kurz was left speechless by the scale of the Conservatives’ victory.

Parliament bars Israeli PM’s plan for cameras at polling stations

Critics say the draft legislation for camera monitoring at polling stations was aimed at intimidating Arab voters.

Teach young to think critically before giving them voting power

How can we expect the young to critically analyse political issues and make a sound decision before electing righteous and capable leaders when they lack maturity?

Abe on course to retain majority in upper house election

The result would shore up Abe's ruling coalition ahead of a tax hike later this year and keep alive the prime minister's plan to amend the country's pacifist constitution.

Lowering voting age to 18 will ensure democratic vibrancy

If those aged 18 to 21 are old enough to drive, serve in the armed forces, pay taxes and get married, they should also have a voice in their government.

Old enough to vote but too young to wed, laments MCA

Party president Wee Ka Siong says the laws on voting and non-Muslim marriage should be streamlined.

Greeks vote as leftist Syriza days in power seem numbered

The election is largely a showdown of two contenders, Alexis Tsipras of the Syriza party and Kyriakos Mitsotakis of New Democracy.

DAP’s influence as ‘socialist party’ led to asset declaration move, claims...

The PAS president says there are no laws at present compelling party reps to declare their assets.

Candidates among ‘early birds’ as Rantau goes to the polls

EC expects 70% voter turnout today.

New Dutch populists surge in ‘Rutte referendum’

Controversial eurosceptic Thierry Baudet's Forum for Democracy party came from nowhere to be the second biggest in parliament's upper house.

Dutch go to provincial polls after shooting horror

The Dutch ballot will be widely watched abroad as a bellwether for European Parliament elections in May.

US Democrats broach audacious changes to elections, high court

The proposed changes represent some of the new ideological litmus tests set forward by a left-leaning party still smarting from Donald Trump's 2016 victory.

Voting begins for Semenyih by-election

Candidates join 'early birds' at polling stations.

Shutdown makes it harder for boards to quash shareholder votes

The SEC hasn’t posted any responses to the requests since Dec. 19.

French far-right overtakes Macron in EU parliament election poll

The poll asked nearly 1,000 French people on Oct 30-31 who they would vote for if the European Parliament elections were to be held the next Sunday.

32 political parties agree to lower voting age to 18

EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun says no political party has objected so far to the proposal and the bill will be brought to Parliament next month.

Help non-IT savvy members vote, PKR election committee urged

Some candidates also suggest a special queue should be allocated for senior members.

Don’t create trouble, MB warns Selangor PKR delegates

Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari says police will be stationed outside polling centres to avoid trouble like that in recent PKR polls in Kedah.

Cops nab 14 over PKR election brawl

Kuala Muda police chief Adzli Abu Shah believes suspects got involved in the free-for-all following unhappiness with problems linked to the voting system.

Cabinet agrees to lower voting age to 18

Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman says he will meet youth chiefs from political parties to get their views.

No central election committee staff involved in graft, says PKR man

PKR central election committee chairman Rashid Din says a thorough internal probe was conducted on the matter.

Polling kicks off in Balakong, Seri Setia

Polling began at 8am, with all polling centres to close at 5.30pm.

Bangladesh protests stir opposition hopes of revival before poll

Alam, who is a voter in his hometown in Barishal, in southern Bangladesh, said he would vote for the first time this year - for Khaleda's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).