Bersih wants RCIs on local elections, EC reform in manifestos

Source: Free Malaysia Today

It says this would show commitment by any party or coalition to ensure electoral reform after GE14.


Bersih says voters must use their votes to pressure parties into committing to the two RCIs. (AFP pic)

PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has called on all political parties to include the establishment of Royal Commissions of Inquiry (RCIs) on local government elections and electoral reform as part of their manifestos for the 14th general election (GE14).

In a statement by the Bersih steering committee yesterday, the coalition said parties could no longer ignore the two issues.

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‘We’re on the same side’, Ambiga tells #UndiRosak

Source: Malay Mail Online

PETALING JAYA, Feb 11 — Former Bersih 2.0 chair Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan told #UndiRosak proponents today that they were similar to those who wanted a change of government.

However, Ambiga said that it was still voting which would bring about real change.

“We are actually on the same side. We are not on the opposing side because you decide the system, we decide the system too. We say, you must vote to change the system. You say, we don’t vote to change [the] system.

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