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.
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.
What must not be tolerated is the betrayal of voters who had cast their votes in favour of a candidate who then decides to party-hop after winning, says P Ramakrishnan in supporting anti-party-hopping legislation.
It defies all logic that in this era of efficient, electronic government, the Election Commission cannot link its computer system with that of the National Registration Department (NRD), says Andrew Aeria.