Bersih 2.0 and Engage have come up with a new video to raise awareness about the issue of gerrymandering and malapportionment of constituencies in view of an ongoing redelineation exercise by the Election Commission. (more…)
Category: Malaysian elections
Update: Major Zaidi has been dismissed from the air force.
Major Zaidi obviously believed that the truth would set us free when he highlighted what many Malaysians were realising during GE13 – that the indelible ink was not really indelible. But this morning a military court found him guilty of two charges of violating protocol in speaking to the media without approval.
— Malay Mail Online (@themmailonline) January 12, 2015
Gurdial Singh, Ambiga and Maria Chin Abdullah are the speakers at this forum in KL tonight organised by Bersih 2.0. It runs from 8.00pm to 10.30pm.
Live from the Pakatan ceramah on the eve of polling for the Teluk Intan parliamentary by-election.
Ramkarpal Singh (DAP) – 41242 (89 per cent of votes cast compared to Karpal’s 79 per cent in GE13)
Huan Cheng Guan (Parti Cinta Malaysia) – 3583
Mohamed Nabi Bux Mohd Nabi Abd Sathar (Independent) – 799
Abu Backer Sidek Mohd Zan (Independent) – 225
Spoilt votes – 539
Total votes cast: 46388
Majority: 37659 (Karpal’s majority in GE13 – 42706)
Turnout: 46099 (56%) (86% in GE13)
(Discrepancy with total votes cast to be rechecked.)
All the three losing candidates lost their deposits. (more…)