Sunday, July 25, 2021

polls

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.

Israel holds fourth election in under 2 years

This latest election was forced after Benjamin Netanyahu triggered the collapse of a unity government he had formed with his rival Benny Gantz following the three previous inconclusive elections.

Undi 18: Ready or not, here they come?

What began as a unanimous vote in the halls of power now seems to be faltering as youth and lawmakers alike question how prepared teenagers are to help determine the country's future.

As GPS rides high in Sarawak, no sign of opposition joining forces

Bad blood between PSB and Pakatan Harapan in the state is likely to derail any cooperation, even in the interest of ensuring straight fights with the ruling GPS.

ERC moots radical shift in determining Dewan Rakyat representation

The government-appointed committee says it's time to do away with the age-old first-past-the-post system inherited from Britain.

Removing ‘guessing game’ on GE date among ERC’s ideas to transform the face of election

Several recommendations on reforming the electoral system will remove some of the advantages enjoyed by the incumbent government.

Putrajaya to study 49 recommendations from electoral reform committee

If needed, the findings will be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat for debate.

Govt considering emergency to postpone by-elections in Gerik, Bugaya

Law minister Takiyuddin Hassan says the government is keen to avoid any election to prevent further escalation of Covid-19 cases.

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