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Galas: The old story of development politics

Galas: The old story of development politics

BARISAN Nasional (BN) won big in both the Batu Sapi and Galas by-elections on 4 Nov 2010. In Galas, BN beat PAS with a 1,190-vote majority and won 12 out of the 13 polling districts. PAS only managed to retain its stronghold in Sungai Terah with a reduced majority of 258 compared to 510 in [...]

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Winning Galas for BN: Can Ku Li do it?

Winning Galas for BN: Can Ku Li do it?

BARISAN Nasional is banking on Umno veteran Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah‘s star power to win the Galas by-election. The Kelantan prince, fondly known as Ku Li, was appointed to lead the BN’s campaign because of his popularity among Gua Musang constituents, and his much-respected authority. Indeed, Ku Li’s persona eclipses that of the two candidates themselves, [...]

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Poverty and politics: The Orang Asli vote in Galas

Poverty and politics: The Orang Asli vote in Galas

ORANG Asli votes are seen together with the Chinese Malaysian votes as capable of determining the Galas by-election results on 4 Nov 2010. But unlike the Chinese, the Orang Asli are likely to pose a tough challenge to the PAS campaign. With close to 1,900 registered voters in the Galas constituency, they make up around [...]

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EC reverses decision

EC reverses decision

PETALING JAYA, 13 May 2009: The Election Commission (EC) has allowed pondok panas or party booths on polling day but they must be more than 50 metres away from polling centres. The EC reversed its 27 April decision to ban the booths at a closed-door meeting with Pakatan Rakyat (PR) yesterday, the PR secretariat said [...]

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Batang Ai by-election on 7 Apr (Updated 6.15pm)

KUCHING, 4 March 2009: Polling for the Batang Ai state by-election here will be held on 7 April, simultaneously with the polls for the Bukit Gantang parliamentary seat in Perak and Bukit Selambau state seat in Kedah. Election Commission (EC) chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof said today nomination was fixed for 29 March, [...]

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