Bersih 2.0 mengecam kenyataan umum oleh bekas Pengerusi Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya, Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman, berkaitan keahliannya dalam Perkasa. (English translation below)
It is incredulous that Election Commission chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof is totally blind to facts. But that seems to be his speciality.
The transparency of the polling and counting process on polling day does not preclude other types of electoral fraud, says Prema Devaraj.
An investigation of the Malaysian electoral system by Mark Tan finds that the EC deputy chairman’s likening of it to the UK system is highly flawed.
The setting up of a bipartisan parliamentary special select committee to oversee the Election Commission amounts to nothing but a cosmetic makeover, says Steven Sim.
If the public had more trust in the Election Commission to carry out fair elections, there would have been no need for citizens to resort to measures to prevent phantom voters, observes Douglas Teoh.
Oppression and intimidation will not succeed, because Malaysians will rise up and not relent, says Bersih.
Serious malapportionment of voters in the various state and parliamentary constituencies in Sarawak undermines the democratic principle of one person one vote, asserts Andrew Aeria.
A fight for clean and fair election remains the single most important fight that any Malaysians should embrace, says Anwar Ibrahim.
As the nuts of the dacing are tightened, the arms will remain level even with grossly unequal weights on either side. Thus an illusion of justice and fairness is created, observes Ravinder Singh.