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PKR receives 237 complaints regarding alleged election irregularities

  PETALING JAYA: PKR's election fraud investigative team has received up to 237 complaints from the public over alleged GE13 irregularities. The team, headed by PKR strategy director Rafizi Ramli, has connected these reports to 25 Parliamentary seats that Pakatan Rakyat contested in and lost during the recent polls. "We are mapping the evidence. I will not jump in straight away and categorise it as fra ...

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U.S. congratulates Malaysia PM, notes concern about irregularities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday congratulated Malaysia's prime minister on his coalition's election victory but urged the government to address concerns about election irregularities. "We note concerns regarding reported irregularities in the conduct of the election, and believe it is important that Malaysian authorities address concerns that have been raised," White House spokesman Jay ...

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Protest, rally will not change GE13 result, says EC

  KUALA LUMPUR: A protest or rally will not be able to change the result of 13th general election (GE13) or cause it to be held again, according to the Election Commission (EC). Chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof said the unhappy candidate could apply for a review of the result by making a petition after the result was gazetted in accordance with the law. "After the result is gazetted, he has 21 da ...

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GE13: PM Najib blames polls results on ‘Chinese tsunami’

KUALA LUMPUR - Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has branded the election results on a "Chinese tsunami" and warned that such "polarised" voting trends would be "dangerous" to the country. Speaking during a press conference at Umno headquarters shortly after Barisan Nasional (BN) officially won the required 112 parliamentary seats to form a simple majority, Mr Najib admitted that the Chinese community had vo ...

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GE13: BN wins with simple majority

On the 5th of May, 2013, 80% of 13.3 million registered voters came out and exercise their constitutional right, to choose their government for the next five years. After the polling was closed and the votes being tallied, SPR has announced that Barisan Nasional has won 112 seats to win simple majority in the parliament. The result summary for Malaysian General Election 2013 (Parliament and State)  are as f ...

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Anwar raises voter fraud alarm ahead of election

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said on Thursday that tens of thousands of "dubious" voters may have been flown in to key states to boost the government's chances in this weekend's election, an accusation denied by the ruling coalition. Electoral fraud is a sensitive issue in Malaysia, where a civil society movement has sprung up to demand electoral reforms in increasingly large str ...

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