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PJ Selatan kicks off its EC redelineation objector registration campaign

September 27, 2016

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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 […]

Knowing what we know now, how can we not fight the EC?

September 25, 2016

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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 […]

PJ Selatanites, rise and take ownership of your constituency (2)

September 21, 2016

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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 […]

PJ Selatanites, rise and take ownership of your constituency

September 21, 2016

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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 […]

Anak bangsa Malaysia, rise & take ownership of your constituencies

September 20, 2016

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Malaysiakini reports today that Bersih may be taking the EC to court over the wholesale malapportionment that they propose to shove down our throats through the impending redelineation exercise. Over the last 48 hours, I have heard of other possible court actions being considered by political parties and other interest groups Malaysiakini also reports today  that […]

Let this redelineation thru and we’re stuck with these robbers and thieves another 50 years

September 18, 2016

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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 […]

What? Haven’t had enough of race-based politics?

August 5, 2016

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“Veteran journalist A Kadir Jasin today confirmed that the new political party to be registered by former deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin would be a Malay/bumiputera-based party. “The party aims to continue as well as renew the fight of the Malays and bumiputera in the era of globalisation, reformation, transparency and openness,” he said in […]