Wednesday, July 28, 2021

voting age

AGC objects to youths’ challenge over delay in Undi 18

Court fixes May 6 to hear the objection.

Elections Act should be amended for Undi 18 to be carried out, says Dewan Negara president

Rais Yatim says even though the constitution has been amended, there is no infrastructure through election laws.

Youth ministry tables Cabinet proposal to separate Undi 18, automatic voter registration

Youth and Sports Minister Reezal Merican Naina Merican says all Cabinet members at the meeting expressed their support for Undi 18.

Give EC time, law minister urges on Undi 18

He says many issues need to be ironed out, including the matter of addresses which needs to be referred to the National Registration Department.

Speed up Undi 18, automatic voter registration, says minister

Saifuddin Abdullah says both matters have already been approved in the Dewan Rakyat.

Age no proof of maturity, says Hadi after Undi 18 delay

PAS president says his party has no objection to the delay in lowering the minimum age for voting from 21 to 18.

Khairy questions MCO excuse for delay in Undi 18

He says the law minister had assured in Parliament less than five months ago that Undi 18 would be implemented in July this year.

Bersatu Youth chafes at delay in Undi 18

It says it understands the need to ensure smooth registration but offers its cooperation with the related agencies to speed up the process.

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.

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