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‘TIS the season for by-elections, or so it must feel to Malaysians, who have been subject to six — Permatang Pauh, Kuala Terengganu, Batang Ai, Bukit Gantang, Bukit Selambau, and now Penanti — since the general election in March 2008. And now, we stand on the brink of yet another one — in Manik Urai, Kelantan. […]

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PKR sacks 16 members

PKR sacks 16 members

PETALING JAYA, 27 April 2009: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) has fired 16 members for offences against the party committed during the Bukit Selambau and Batang Ai by-elections. “They ran as candidates against party candidates, supported candidates that ran against party candidates, criticised the party through the media, or declared themselves to have left the party […]

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Changing voting trends among M’sians

KUALA LUMPUR, 14 April 2009: The recently concluded three by-elections have shown a noticeable change in the voting trends of the Malay Malaysians and non-Malay Malaysians towards Barisan Nasional (BN) and the opposition. Although BN managed to retain the Batang Ai state seat and the opposition parties, PKR and PAS, the Bukit Selambau state seat […]

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Anwar: PR to form special panel (Updated 2:35pm)

Anwar: PR to form special panel (Updated 2:35pm)

Updated 2:35pm; 8 April 2009 PETALING JAYA, 8 April 2009: The Pakatan Rakyat (PR) will form special panels to oversee each of the ministries in Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s soon-to-be announced new cabinet line-up, instead of announcing a shadow cabinet. “These panels will be represented by members of parliament from all three parties […]

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Polling in all three by-elections closes

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 April 2009: Polling in the Bukit Gantang, Bukit Selambau and Batang Ai by-elections closed at 5pm today. In Sarawak’s Batang Ai state constituency, which has 8,006 voters, the vote counting began at the Lubok Antu Sports Complex Hall at 3.04pm. The vote-tallying centre for the Bukit Gantang parliamentary constituency, Perak, is at […]

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58% voter turnout at Bkt Gantang

TAIPING, 7 April 2009: A total of 28,418 voters or 58% of the total in the Bukit Gantang parliamentary constituency have cast their ballots in the by-election as at 2.30pm today. Election Commission (EC) chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof said that at the same time, 17,103 voters or 51% of the total registered […]

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