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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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MyOverseasVote and Global Bersih Call on Overseas Malaysians to Vote in the 13th General Election, and Press the EC to Allow Postal Voting Observers

Background MyOverseasVote has been campaigning since October 2010 for Malaysians residing outside Malaysia to be given the right to vote by post. In January 2013, the Election Commission (EC) announced that Malaysians residing overseas except in Singapore, southern Thailand (Narathiwat, … Continue reading

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FLASH: Postal Voting Form Now Available on EC Website

The EC has today uploaded the postal voting registration form and FAQ onto its website. Those who are eligible are Malaysian citizens of or above the age of 21 years who: Are registered voters; Reside overseas (except in Singapore, Brunei, … Continue reading

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MyOverseasVote Urges EC to Release Amended Postal Voting Regulations Immediately to Resolve Confusion at Malaysian Missions Overseas

With just over a month until Parliament is widely expected to be dissolved for the 13th General Election, overseas Malaysians are still in the dark about whether and how they will be able to vote by post as promised by … Continue reading

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“Dragging” Its Feet? The EC Has Had to Be “Dragged” Kicking and Screaming by Bersih 2.0 and the PSC on Electoral Reform

MyOverseasVote reads with interest EC Deputy Chairman Datuk Wan Ahmad Wan Omar’s denial yesterday of Bersih 2.0 Co-Chairman Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan’s allegation that the EC has been “dragging its feet” on election reform. In his rebuttal, Wan Ahmad cited, as an example … Continue reading

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MyOverseasVote Accuses the EC Chairman and his Deputy of Deceiving and Cheating Malaysians Overseas of Their Right to Vote by Their Inaction, in Contempt of the Dewan Rakyat and the Malaysian Public, and Calls for Their Immediate Resignation

The Chairman of the Election Commission (EC), Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof, has given the clearest indication yet that the EC has no intention to implement overseas voting for Malaysians before the 13th General Elections, in contempt of the … Continue reading

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MyOverseasVote Mendakwa Warga Malaysia di Luar Negara Ditipu dan Dinafikan Hak Mengundi oleh Pengerusi SPR dan Timbalannya yang Menghina Dewan Rakyat dan Rakyat Malaysia, dan Menuntut Mereka Meletak Jawatan Dengan Serta-Merta

Pengerusi Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya (SPR), Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof, telah menunjukkan secara jelas bahawa SPR tidak berniat melaksanakan pengundian secara pos dari luar negara untuk warga Malaysia sebelum Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13, dan telah menghina Jawatankuasa Khas Parlimen … Continue reading

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EC Must Be Straight with Malaysians About the Number of Overseas voters

MyOverseasVote is pleased that the Election Commission (EC) deputy chairman Datuk Wira Wan Ahmad Wan Omar has acknowledged that over 20,000 Malaysians overseas have registered as voters at embassies and high commissions overseas, and not 500, as previously claimed by … Continue reading

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PSC’s 3-Month Deadline Has Come and Gone while the EC Drags Its Feet on Overseas Postal Voting – Malaysians Have Had Enough of the EC’s Excuses and “Red Herrings”

On 3 April 2012, Parliamentary Select Committee on Electoral Reform (PSC)’s unanimously recommended that the Election Commission (EC) put in place a system whereby all Malaysian citizens living overseas could vote by post. The EC was given a deadline of … Continue reading

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