Posted on 13 May 2013 By Ding Jo-Ann.
AND so the BN is still in power. Those hoping for a change in government are still coming to terms with the results of GE13. The Nut Graph asks political scientist Wong Chin Huat how the BN won, why it would racialise the poll results, and what needs to happen next.
Posted in Columns, Current Issues
Posted on 01 July 2010 By Deborah Loh.
SNAP poll next year? Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s popularity rankings are higher than ever before. Some have suggested that the Barisan Nasional (BN) might want the next general election, due only in 2013, called earlier to coincide with the Sarawak state elections which must be held by June 2011. But there is one [...]
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Posted on 23 June 2010 By Gan Pei Ling.
Confusion reigns over the status of Batu MP Tian Chua because of a lack of understanding about what the constitution says. Found in Quotation says it all.
Posted in Found in Quotation
Posted on 23 April 2010 By Wong Chin Huat.
I COULD not believe the Election Commission (EC)’s admission that 228 (0.35%) voters had been transferred out of the Hulu Selangor parliamentary constituency to the neighbouring Selayang parliamentary constituency. Now, it is not news that voters get transferred involuntarily — you may even call it voter trafficking or abduction — from their neighbourhoods to faraway [...]
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Posted on 25 March 2010 By Suaram Penang.
SUARAM Penang is disappointed with the Election Commission (EC)’s decision regarding local elections. We urge the Barisan Nasional (BN) government to amend the law to allow nationwide local government elections as soon as possible. Local elections are a cornerstone of democracy and good governance, and the BN would be showing its commitment to this by [...]
Posted in Letters to the Editor
Posted on 23 October 2009 By Jacqueline Ann Surin.
KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Oct 2009: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)’s Tian Chua remains the Member of Parliament for Batu as long as the judicial process of appeal is still pending, said Election Commission (EC) chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusuf. He was asked to comment on the position of Chua or Chua Tian Chang who [...]
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