Thursday, October 28, 2021

polls

By-election looms in Sabah as Sindumin rep resigns

Yusof Yacob had recently quit Warisan to declare himself an independent

Canadians head to the polls in pandemic election

After six years in power, Justin Trudeau's administration is showing signs of fatigue.

No point debating over Undi 18 any more, says analyst

Hisommudin Bakar says dispute is no longer relevant as the bill has already been passed in Parliament.

Philippines’ Duterte to run for vice-president, says party

Duterte, who was elected to the top job in 2016, is barred under the constitution from seeking another term.

People can go to the supermarket, why not the polls, says Sarawak minister

But Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah says this is contingent on an improved voting mechanism and strict SOPs.

Virus situation, EC guidelines to determine Sarawak polls

CM Abang Johari Openg says the situation must be conducive to holding a state election.

Myanmar junta cancels results of 2020 polls won by Suu Kyi’s party

But it did not say whether fresh polls in the country of 54 million would be held.

Two human heads left at Mexico polling stations

The elections have been marred by a wave of political violence that has seen more than 90 politicians murdered since the electoral process began in September.

Syria polling stations open as Assad seeks fourth term

Bashar al-Assad, who has been in power since 2000, is sure to keep his job after the election, every aspect of which is controlled by him and his Baath party.

Sarawak CM to seek royal audience on dissolution of state assembly

The ruling GPS coalition says the state legislative assembly will be dissolved on a date chosen by the Agong.

No space for democratic vanities when fighting an invisible killer

There's no shame in admitting the ultimate reason behind the virus emergency.

Automatic voter registration, Undi 18 to kick in after September 2022

EC says preparations are on track but current developments have affected its plans.

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