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The many forms of vote-buying

The many forms of vote-buying

ARE transportation reimbursements, alms for the poor, land titles and welfare allocations given during a by-election just different forms of inducement? Even PAS is not exempt from the very thing it accuses the Barisan Nasional of. Perhaps the only difference is which party the Election Commission dismisses.

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Permatang Pasir polls underway (Updated 5:30pm)

Updated 5:30pm on 25 Aug 2009 BUKIT MERTAJAM, 25 Aug 2009: Voting in the Permatang Pasir state by-election started off smoothly this morning. At 5pm when polling ended, voter turnout was 73.1% or 14,832 voters, the Election Commission said. There are a total of 20,289 registered voters in the constituency. Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president [...]

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Announcement of Permatang Pasir by-election before 10 Aug

PENANG, 31 July 2009: The Election Commission (EC) is expected to announce the nomination and polling dates for the Permatang Pasir state by-election by 10 Aug, EC chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof said. The by-election, the eighth since the March 2008 general election, has to be called because of the death of the [...]

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Polling closes in Manik Urai (Updated 5.55pm)

Polling closes in Manik Urai (Updated 5.55pm)

Updated 11.50am on 14 July 2009 KUALA KRAI, 14 July 2009: Some 87.33% or 10,736 out of 12,293 voters cast their votes in the Manik Urai state by-election, polling of which closed at 5pm today. Election Commission (EC) chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof said the turnout was higher than the EC’s target of [...]

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Penanti by-election on 31 May (Updated 5.24pm)

Updated 5:24pm, 27 April 2009 PUTRAJAYA, 27 April 2009: The Penanti by-election will be held on 31 May, the Election Commission (EC) said today. Nomination day will be held on 23 May, its chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof announced at a press conference. “On 17 April, EC received a letter from the Penang [...]

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70% have voted in Btg Ai by 11am

TAIPING, 7 April 2009: Voting in the three by-elections in Bukit Gantang, Bukit Selambau and Batang Ai have been proceeding smoothly with 70% of voters in Batang Ai having cast their votes by 11am. Election Commission (EC) chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof said by that same hour, 20% had voted in Bukit Gantang [...]

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