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Karim Bujang KOTA KINABALU: Kimanis Parti Warisan Sabah candidate Datuk Karim Bujang has won his election petition at the Election Court here today, paving a way for a by-election in the Kimanis parl...
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP’s Lim Kit Siang says it is time Pakatan Harapan carry out a “major review” of its manifesto promises, saying there is a need to address public confidence in the 14-month-old go...
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Every five years, Malaysians head to the polls to cast their votes during the general and state elections.
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PUTRAJAYA: It will be some time before the automatic voter registration can take effect and it may not be ready in time for the Sarawak state polls, says the Election Commission (EC).
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IN 1976, the late Tan Sri Syed Jaafar Albar, nicknamed the “Lion of Umno” for his fiery brand of politics, was voted in as Umno Youth chief, or ketua Pemuda Umno, at the age of 62.
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PUTRAJAYA: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun doubts if automatic voter registration can be implemented, and 18-year-olds able to vote, during the Sarawak state election, which must be call...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysians who have not registered to vote should do so now, even though a Bill is being passed to allow for automatic voter registration, says the Election Commission (EC).
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PUTRAJAYA: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun says the commission will need at least one and a half years to implement automatic voter registration, following the passing of an amendment bi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Election Commission chief Azhar Harun has praised the government and the Opposition for their work and support in discussing various aspects of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission (EC) says any amendments to make automatic voter registration compulsory must be tabled in Parliament, following calls by the opposition for this to be done in ta...
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Umno will discuss with its allies in the opposition before deciding whether to support the government's bill to lower the voting age, party secretary-general Annuar Musa said.
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I HAVE written enthusiastically about Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Yusof, Election Commission Chairman Azhar Harun, Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Attorney General Tommy Thomas and ...
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The government will stick to the "old idea" of referring to the Prime Minister's recommendation to appoint chiefs of key national bodies until Parliamentary Select Committees are ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — Opposition leaders today criticised Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief, citing her political affiliation to PKR and Pakata...
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DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang wants the Election Commission to hold an inquiry into its past actions on the alleged illegal transfer of military voters to four parliamentary seats and whether the results ...
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Election Commission (EC) chief Azhar Harun said 12 police reports and oneMACC report were lodged during the campaign period for the Sandakanby-election.He said as of yesterday, there were 12 police re...
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SANDAKAN POLLS | Election Commission (EC) chief Azhar Harun said 12 police reports and one MACC report were lodged during the campaign period for the Sandakan by-election.
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PETALING JAYA: PKR’s candidate for the Hutan Melintang state seat G Manivannan, who lost in the last general election, today cried foul after a government report revealed that the previous Barisan N...
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Within a year of the regime change, we have seen some significant changes in our political system and public life — in Parliament, the electoral process and the media.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Election Commission (EC) today defended the decision to appoint a veteran politician as an election observer for nomination day in Sandakan last week, saying it was in line with the...
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SANDAKAN, April 25 — Candidates of Sandakan by-election who have paid their election deposit have been reminded to bring their receipts on nomination day as proof of payment.
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IN the Semenyih by-election last month, it was reported that Barisan Nasional (BN) swept the police votes.
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SEREMBAN: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun said tonight it was unclear whether Barisan Nasional candidate Mohamad Hasan had broken election law by flashing his ballot paper this morning.
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RANTAU: The Election Commission is finding it a challenge to get those who set up “barung-barung” or “pos pondok” during polls to close shop despite there being no need for such voter assistan...
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RANTAU, April 13 ― Election candidates are barred from pleading for votes on polling day, Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun said today.
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RANTAU, April 13 — Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun today chided political parties involved in the Rantau by-election after spotting several booths erected too close to the polling cent...
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SEREMBAN: The Election Commission (EC) today fended off accusations that it is biased in taking action against those who commit offences in the campaign for the Rantau by-election.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun today issued an open apology over his earlier statement regarding Kelantan voters.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) has set May 11 for the Sandakan by-election with nomination day on April 27 and early voting on May 7.
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SEREMBAN, April 1 — The Election Commission (EC) has refuted allegations by Rantau by-election Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan that the commission had deliberately delayed t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya is still studying how to implement Pakatan Harapan’s pledge to ensure appointments of commissioners for Suhakam, the MACC or the Election Commission are vetted by Parliament ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun today praised the National Registration Department (NRD) for its move in requesting for supporting documents from anyone wanting to change t...
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PETALING JAYA: The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih) today expressed support for the National Registration Department’s (NRD) move to request for proof of domicile from Malaysians aski...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun says automatic voter registration will take time as it is not as simple as it sounds.
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PAPAR: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) has demanded an explanation for the failure of the Election Commission (EC) to present to Parliament its proposal to increase the number of Sabah state constituencies ...
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Fresh out of its formalisation of ties with Umno, PAS today announced that it would help Umno defend the Rantau state seat in the April 13 by-election.
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PETALING JAYA: The Rantau by-election will be held on April 13, with nomination on March 30 and early voting on April 9, Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun announced today.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 6 ― The Election Commission (EC) has fixed April 13 as voting day for the Rantau by-election.
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KOTA KINABALU: Barisan Nasional now has the momentum to win its next by-election in Rantau following the victory in Semenyih yesterday, said Sabah Umno Wanita chief Jainab Ahmad Ayid.
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SEMENYIH: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has slammed Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional for flouting election laws by asking voters to support them after voting had begun in the Semenyih by-election.
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SEMENYIH, March 2 — The Election Commission (EC) is urging all voters in Semenyih to come out and vote with at least three hours left till the by-election’s polling centres close.
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SEMENYIH, March 2 — Any form of banners or visuals or even sounds teasing or chastising the opponents is considered a provocation by the Election Commission (EC) and must stop forthwith, said its ch...
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PETALING JAYA: The Election Commission officer who lodged a police report against Najib Razak during a previous by-election for an alleged election offence had direct knowledge of it, says EC chairman...
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak has reminded Azhar Harun that Election Commission (EC) officers could report election offences on their own to the relevant authorities amid allegation...
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PETALING JAYA: Umno deputy president Mohamad Hasan today confirmed that he would defend the Rantau state seat which he won in the 14th general election last year.
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PETALING JAYA: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun has challenged Datuk Seri Najib Razak to lodge a report against the EC if he has information pertaining to his allegations of election offences.
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I view the innuendo that the Election Commission (EC) is now controlled by Bersih as ill-intent and in fact malicious.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 26 ― The Election Commission (EC) urged members of the public who witness election offences for the by-election here to lodge police reports.
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today dismissed the originating summons filed by a voter to stop the Election Commission (EC) from going ahead with the Semenyih state by-election on March 2.
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SEMENYIH POLLS | Former prime minister Najib Razak has taken a swipe at electoral reforms coalition Bersih over its silence on the distribution of hampers and house renovation offer letters allegedly...
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is not an offence to provide food and drinks to volunteers during an election campaign if the cost is recorded as an election expense, Bersih 2.0 Bersih 2.0 chairman Thomas Fann said ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 ― The Election Commission (EC) has said that Cabinet members can use government vehicles and drivers during political campaigns, if both are listed as part of their security det...
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ELECTION Commission chairman Azhar Harun has reminded candidates for the upcoming Semenyih state by-election that it is an election offence to treat voters to drinks or food during election campaign.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) has refuted suggestions that appointments of its commissioners were to pre-empt a court case against it.
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LETTER | Bersih 2.0 wishes to respond to the Election Commission chairperson, Azhar Harun who said today that in general, government activities are not against election laws as during a by-election, t...
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral reforms group Bersih 2.0 has urged the Election Commission (EC) and all political parties to come together and draw up guidelines to address many “grey areas” in the elect...
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Three of the five newly appointment members to the Election Commission reported for duty at the EC headquarters in Putrajaya today.
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya today announced the appointment of prominent law lecturer Azmi Sharom as deputy chairman of the Election Commission (EC). The outspoken academic will assist Azhar Harun, who w...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Putrajaya has appointed University of Malaya law professor Azmi Sharom as the deputy chairman of the Election Commission.
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Former Election Commission (EC) deputy chairperson Wan Ahmad Wan Omar said the Semenyih by-election should be postponed as the commission presently comprises only one commissioner, instead of the mand...
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LETTER | Azhar Harun or Art Harun was appointed as Election Commission (EC) chairperson in September 2018 but after about four months, what has he done to reform the EC?
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PETALING JAYA: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun has urged the public to file a police report against PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang for alleged misconduct during the Cameron Highlands by-...
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PETALING JAYA: An analyst has called on advocates of the “Malaysia Baru” concept, adopted by Pakatan Harapan (PH) politicians and their supporters following the May 9 polls last year, to appreciat...
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The Election Commission (EC) is mulling appropriate action against Pakatan Harapan candidate M Manogaran under the Election Offences Act 1954 for wearing a shirt bearing the party's logo at a polling...
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PETALING JAYA: The Election Commission (EC) today said it would take “appropriate action” against defeated Pakatan Harapan candidate M Manogaran for alleged violation of election rules by wearing ...
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Former MyPPP president Tan Sri M. Kayveas said that the Election Commission (EC) should allow only locals to be fielded as candidates in future elections as he was referring to BN candidate Ramli Mohd...
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MyPPP president Tan Sri M. Kayveas said that the Election Commission (EC) should allow only locals to be fielded as candidates in future elections as he was referring to BN candidate Ramli Mohd Nor an...
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun today declined to comment on Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas’ move to set up a tribunal to inquire into alleged misconduct by form...
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The Election Commission (EC) chairperson Azhar Harun said voting time will not be extended in Orang Asli villages due to security concerns.He said the current voting time will not impact voters' abili...
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun says the commission can only act on election offences if it is given the power to do so, amid reports of misconduct ahead of the Camero...
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 18 ― Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun today refuted Umno’s claims that being the only commissioner in the body was unconstitutional.
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa today questioned the legitimacy of the Election Commission (EC), saying the institution cannot be run by a single person as it is required under t...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Semenyih by-election will be held on March 2, with nomination on Feb 16 and early voting on Feb 26.
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The Semenyih by-election will be held on March 2 with the nomination on Feb 16.
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CAMERON POLLS DAY 7 | It is now Day 7 in the Cameron Highlands by-election.
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PETALING JAYA: The Election Commission today rubbished claims that it had released ballots for the Cameron Highlands by-election after a picture of a voting ballot went viral on social media.
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IPOH, Jan 16 — Seven people have been summoned by the Perak Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) after pictures of a woman handing out money during the Cameron Highlands by-election went vira...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has denied that Pakatan Harapan (PH) is involved in money politics in the ongoing Cameron Highlands by-election.
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS, Jan 13 – Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate M. Manogaran said today he was only made aware of allegations that Orang Asli volunteers received money from the pact after seeing the phot...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) has not engaged in any vote-buying exercise in the Cameron Highlands by-elections, electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 said today amid the coalition’s admissi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — Only the judiciary can decide whether the travel “reimbursement” offered by Pakatan Harapan (PH) to several Orang Asli motorcyclists is an election offence, Election Commi...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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PETALING JAYA: Following a senator’s reported remark that Orang Asli village chiefs could lose their salaries or posts if they did not support Putrajaya in the upcoming Cameron Highlands by-election...
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CAMERON POLLS | PKR senator Bob Manolan Mohd must clarify threats he allegedly made to Orang Asli village chiefs (Tok Batin) in Cameron Highlands immediately, said party president Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 — The High Court has granted MIC vice-president Datuk C. Sivarraajh’s application for a judicial review of the Election Commission’s decision to bar him from elections for fi...