Resources

This page is dedicated to resources and information regarding elections and the electoral process in Malaysia. To learn more about the electoral process, click here.   LAWS OF MALAYSIA (Updated 2016) Elections Act 1958 Electoral Commission Act 1957  Elections Offences Act 1954 Elections (Postal Voting) Regulations 2003 Elections (Registration of Electors) Regulations 2002   NOTIFICATION IN THE GAZETTE 14.01.2013 Notification under Paragraph 3(1)(e)   FORMS Borang 1B (Application to become a postal voter)   COURT CASES (2012) The MOV6 Case – Teo Hoon Seong & Ors v Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya

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Malaysia’s diaspora return for historic polls

When Malaysian expat William De Cruz witnessed the historic result of his country’s last federal election, he humbly repented. “My God. I’m guilty” he thought, glued to his laptop at home in Sydney. A dramatic swing against the incumbent government had ended 52 years of one-party dominance in Malaysia, setting the stage for democratic euphoria around Sunday’s 13th general election. “I couldn’t believe it. People had stayed behind to fight for change, and I should have been there to provide one more vote. But I never thought my vote would…

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