Cheat sheet on lawsuits against the EC’s proposed redelineation

Source: The Malay Mail Online

Several court cases against the EC have been dismissed or dropped, but there are still eight new or ongoing legal challenges seeking to halt the redelineation exercise. ― Bernama pic

KUALA LUMPUR ― Voters and state governments continue to be locked in legal battles over the Election Commission’s (EC) proposed redelineation exercise, though there’s just about a year till fresh elections must be called.

Several court cases against the EC have been dismissed or dropped, but there are still eight new or ongoing legal challenges seeking to halt the redelineation exercise.

Here are some quick facts on the redelineation exercise and the court cases.

1. What is this redelineation exercise?

It is basically to review the division of Malaysia into federal and state seats, which could involve the redrawing of electoral boundaries of the seats, renaming of seats, and movement of voters. Such reviews may culminate in no changes to a particular state.

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