Monthly Archives: April 2013

The EC Chairman and Deputy Chairman Should Not Show Off Their Ignorance of Their Own Election Regulations by Blindly Defending the Indefensible

The Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Election Commission (EC), Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof and Datuk Wan Ahmad Wan Omar, have said that EC officers were following procedures when they noted down the serial numbers of ballot papers … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Overseas Postal Voting Locations

Malaysians who have applied for postal votes should note that these have now been issued by most constituency returning officers and are now being sent by the EC to embassies, consulates and high commissions overseas. Please check for your voting … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Overseas Malaysians will vote on 28 April 2013

PUTRAJAYA: All Malaysian citizens living abroad who have registered as postal voters will cast their votes at Malaysian missions overseas on April 28. This also includes absentee voters. Election Commission (EC) secretary Datuk Kamaruddin Mohamed Baria said the EC had set April … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Latest information on overseas postal voting

The EC has provided a guide on how postal voting will be carried out, and on how postal votes will be counted. At present, we understand that applications for postal votes have been filtered by the EC and any persons not … Continue reading

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FLASH: Nominations 20 April, Polling 5 May

The EC has announced that Nomination Day will be on 20 April 2013, whereas Polling Day will be on 5 May 2013. We understand that postal voters will be notified on Nomination Day that their applications have been approved. If … Continue reading

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The EC Should Not Be Surprised by Low Overseas Voter Numbers When It Has Deliberately Restricted the Number of Eligible Voters

The Election Commission (EC) should not be surprised that only 6,298 overseas Malaysians have registered to be postal voters when it has deliberately acted to restrict the number of eligible postal voters. It has done this by: 1) not announcing … Continue reading

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