In October, 2014, the Election Commission had made public statements to the effect that it was then collating information with a view to commence a nationwide redelineation exercise. EC also had announced then that once the notice of the proposed redelineation had been gazetted, the public could inspect the proposed redelineation at certain selected places […]
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YBs Hee Loy Sien, Rajiv, and Haniza Talha were at the Bukit Gasing ADUN service centre this morning. About 15 PJ Selatan registered voters, mostly also voters in the Bukit Gasing state seat, attended to register as objectors, opposed to the EC’s proposed redelineation of the PJ Selatan parliamentary seat. The constitution requires a minimum […]
This needs re-visiting. 13th GE, UMNO/BN took about 47% of the popular vote. That means the majority of registered voters who voted, voted for a change of government. With a minority of the popular votes cast, UMNO/BN took the majority of seats in Parliament. In fact, as my dear friend Jaya reminds me ever so […]
Just got off the phone with YB Hee Loy Sien. Date, time and place of our meeting to discuss and plan resisting the redelineation of our constituency confirmed. Date : 24th September, 2016 Time : 11am Venue : Service Centre of YB Hee Loy Sien, No.936-A, Jalan 17/38, 46400 Petaling Jaya. YB has asked if […]
I spoke to YB Hee Loy Sien a little while ago. He is presently overseas and welcomes support from his constituents in resisting the intended changes to our constituency through the impending redelineation exercise. I had asked that he meet us to brief us on the actual situation we face. He has suggested that we […]
The first part of this post is written for the benefit of those who may have little or no understanding of the importance of the notion of equal value of votes and the two practices by election authorities that undermine that notion : gerrymandering and malapportionment. On 26th May, 2013, Canberra Times, reporting on the outcome […]