Global Bersih Launching “Let all Sabahans Vote” Online Campaign

Global Bersih has launched “Let All Sabahans Vote” online campaign on the social media, with the aim of bringing together overseas Malaysian community to show their solidarity with overseas Sabahan voters in neighbouring countries (Singapore, Kalimantan, Brunei and Southern Thailand) who are once again denied their right to vote via post, this time for the upcoming Sabah Snap Election which is set to take place on 26 September.

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Ensure A Workable Overseas Voting System

Global Bersih has issued a press release in bilingual format (English & Malay), urging the Election Commission (EC) to put in place a workable, secure and transparent system to allow overseas voters, including those living in Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia and Southern Thailand, to vote during the upcoming elections in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic, starting with the snap election for the Sabah State Legislative Assembly.

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Extend Postal Voting for Sabah Snap Election

Global Bersih urges the Election Commission to give Sabahan voters living outside Sabah the option of postal voting during the upcoming snap election for the Sabah State Legislative Assembly which will take place 60 days from the date of dissolution. This option should be provided to the many Sabahan voters living in other states in Malaysia, as well as to those residing outside Malaysia, including in neighboring ASEAN countries (Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, and Southern Thailand) …

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Global Bersih Urges Politicians to Quit Politicking

Please see the following Press Statements issued by Bersih 2.0 and Global Bersih: Press Statement (29 February 2020): Bersih 2.0 Supports a Reconfigured PH Government to Continue the People’s Mandate and Fulfill its Manifesto Bersih 2.0 & Civil Society Organisations’ Joint Statement: Backdoor Government is Undemocratic and a Betrayal of Voters of GE14/li> Global Bersih Press Release (29 February 2020): Global Bersih Urges Politicians to Quit Politicking (SEE BELOW)

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Launch of Electoral Reform Roundtable Report

On 9th May, 2018, Malaysia stunned the region and the world when a broad coalition of opposition parties won office, ushering in Malaysia’s first transfer of power since independence in 1957. Malaysia’s experience shows us that politics cannot stand still in the face of changes brought by economic development, urbanization, and mass education. That experience also shows that it is possible to overcome the politics of identity and offer voters a credible democratic alternative; it also demonstrates that high voter participation can level the electoral playing field to deliver democratic…

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