The people have spoken clearly through the ballot box. The big question is: can BN evolve to retain 47 per cent of the popular vote in the next round of battle, wonders Allen Lopez.
The sanctity of the Malaysian ballot has never before been put to such a high level of doubt, as voters’ political innocence was violated with impunity, says Stephen Tan Ban Cheng.
Malaysians came together after GE2008. We can only grow stronger as one after GE2013, says Sheila Santharamohana.
New Politics is the rage now among young first-time voters, who articulate their opposition for entrenched, race-based state policies via social media, says Adil Johan.
A volunteer gives us a quick run-down of the dos and don’ts at the polling centre.
P Ramakrishnan advises pensioners what they should do if they are worried that their votes won’t be secret.
A civil society coalition is demanding fair access to the mainstream media for all political parties and a Najib-Anwar debate so that voters can make an informed choice. Christopher Chong reports.
After 56 years, women have to make it better than it was. Their vote should go towards a government that places the rakyat first before their personal fortunes and agenda, asserts Sheila Santharamohana.
Instead of debating their policies and ideas to overcome the predicament faced by the people, BN leaders are resorting to bribing voters in order to stay in power, laments P Ramakrishnan.
Suspicions over the integrity of a undercover voter registration programme popularly known as “Project M” that fast-tracked citizenship and voting rights for immigrants in Sabah threaten to complicate upcoming general elections, writes Anil Netto.