Dec 5, 2008

Nomination: Jan 6, Election: Jan 17


The election commission announced Kuala Terengganu by-election held on Jan 17 (Saturday) while the nomination day would be on Jan 1 (Tuesday). This undoubtedly will become another great contest election in the Malaysia’s politics history. The moment will soon change the politics agenda of our country once again, more like a new revolution in the political agendas in our country. Kuala Terengganu constituency 80 299 registered voters. This is the second election after March 8 General Election.

Today, the Election Commission announce the date of a by-election in Terengganu, which was called after Umno MP Datuk Razali Ismail died last Friday The polls will be seen as a bellwether of the Malay heartland vote. The Kuala Terengganu constituency is 88.2 % Malay, with nearly 11 % Chinese. Indians 0.6 % of the electorate, and other races such as the Orang Asli are the remaining.

This by-election will reflect the believes of Malay voters towards the party politics whether BN or PR. Hope clean tactics used by the party politics that contesting in the election in order to respect people's rights to vote and protect the democracy system in Malaysia.

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