Tuesday, January 18, 2022

snap polls

Zahid says okay with Umno losing power in Melaka

The Umno president says the mandate should be returned to the people to choose a new state government.

Canada PM Trudeau calls Sept 20 snap election

Trudeau was re-elected to office in 2019 but lost his majority in his second term, amid scandals.

Umno won’t push for snap polls if Covid situation is not good, says Tajuddin

The Pasir Salak MP says Umno will not push for an election in August if case numbers remain high.

Why schools can re-open but Parliament cannot convene

If the emergency is lifted and the prime minister loses a no-confidence vote, failure to agree on a PM candidate would result in a snap election.

Dr M agrees GE should not be held during pandemic

He also brushes aside the possibility of him contesting in an election again.

This is no time for elections, seasoned polls critics condemn Zahid’s call

They say calls for an election while the pandemic continues are irresponsible and reckless, and no guarantee of a solution to the political instability.

Umno hawks’ plan for pandemic polls in defiance of Agong, analysts say

Elections won't solve the political crisis as long as individual parties do not work together to obtain a majority, they say.

Majority of Malays think Umno should stick with PN, new survey shows

62% of Malay respondents believe Umno should not withdraw from PN while another 36% are against Umno going it alone in GE15.

Politicians bringing the country down into the abyss?

Only time will tell if the third wave of Covid-19 will morph into a fourth due to a snap election, or if the economy will collapse because of the never-ending politicking.

Let’s quit and force snap polls, Zahid tells Umno division chiefs

Zahid also urges all ministers from Umno to resign, and those holding top posts in government-linked companies to give up their positions by next month.

Snap polls, the last thing we need now

Whether an election is held now or not should not be a political decision, but one made based on health risk assessments.

Putrajaya in talks with all parties to ensure budget passed

Umno is said to have reaffirmed its support for the budget after speculation that several MPs could vote it down.

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