Covid-19 voter

Court grants Johor voter permission to challenge EC, govt

Malaysiakini | Counsel New Sin Yew confirmed that the KL High Court allowed a legal challenge against the EC’s decision to bar a quarantined voter from voting. Beatrice Chin also represented the applicant. Article 119 of the Federal Constitution, the Election Act 1958, and the Elections (Conduct of Elections) Regulations 1981 provide the right to vote; permission from the district health officer is not provided for.

Rejected Johor voter sues Election Commission with electoral reform group Bersih’s help

Malay Mail | A Johor voter filed a suit against the government for preventing him from voting in the March Johor state elections. Beatrice Chin said that the EC should have taken proactive measures to conduct elections during the pandemic while ensuring that voters rights are not affected. Under election laws, the EC has no grounds to deny voters rights due to quarantine regulations.

Court grants Johor voter permission to challenge EC, govt

Malaysiakini | Counsel New Sin Yew confirmed that the KL High Court allowed a legal challenge against the EC’s decision to bar a quarantined voter from voting. Beatrice Chin also represented the applicant. Article 119 of the Federal Constitution, the Election Act 1958, and the Elections (Conduct of Elections) Regulations 1981 provide the right to vote; permission from the district health officer is not provided for.

Rejected Johor voter sues Election Commission with electoral reform group Bersih’s help

Malay Mail | A Johor voter filed a suit against the government for preventing him from voting in the March Johor state elections. Beatrice Chin said that the EC should have taken proactive measures to conduct elections during the pandemic while ensuring that voters rights are not affected. Under election laws, the EC has no grounds to deny voters rights due to quarantine regulations.