YOURSAY 'This is the first time I've heard that trying to verify voters and cleaning up the electoral roll is described as an abuse of power.'
Noh Omar: Snub S'gor's voter verification exercise
Kgen: Is verifying the electoral rolls an abuse of power? Next, imbeciles like Agriculture Minister and Selangor Umno deputy chief Noh Omar will say this is treason against the Agong. These goons must have something really big to hide.
Onyourtoes: Sometimes citizens are empowered to perform citizen arrest, am I right, Noh Omar? So if citizens are empowered to carry out duties which are for public interest, why can't the state government do the same?
What abuse of power is there when the task is to perform a good deed - to make good what could be wrong?
Of course, the EC (Election Commission) is empowered to perform this task, but so far it has been ineffective. Noh Omar, are you not for a clean and taint-free electoral roll?
And if the EC has been slow and ineffective, why are you not supporting another organisation that is willing to help?
I think the whole wide world knows why you are against it, but you ought to know sometimes it is better to keep quiet even though it is against your personal interest.
You can't win, you are on the wrong side of history.
Anonymous_4196: Noh, your statement does not make sense. How does checking to verify the authenticity of the electoral roll a misconduct by the Selangor government?
I now understand what the term 'bodoh-sombong' means.
Dood: This is the first time I've heard that trying to verify voters and cleaning up the electoral roll is described as an abuse of power.
Quigonbond: I read the entire article hoping that Noh Omar has a cogent reason to ask Selangor people to reject the campaign, but I failed to find any.
If an NGO can review electoral rolls and analyse it for faults, why can't the state government conduct a census of sorts?
It seems to me the only reason for his rejection is that many phantoms will be discovered. If so, then the Selangor government is doing a great service to the voters of Selangor, and everyone should support them.
As Selangor government, I'd be more concerned with mobs preventing its census takers from carrying out their job. Will the police keep the peace and facilitate the exercise?
Artchan: I don't know why Umno is so afraid of clean electoral rolls. If they claim to have the support of the majority of Malaysians, why worry?
Kuasa Rakyat: It is always strange that efforts to verify voters, to clean the electoral roll and to have a free and fair election is opposed by Umno.
It gives the impression, and correctly so, that Umno-BN are traitors to the democratic process of our country. As usual, this Umno leader speaks from the emptiness between his ears.
Bert: Noh Omar, by asking the people of Selangor not to cooperate with the Selangor government when they are on their rounds to verify the voters, it shows that you are aware of fraud and you don't want it to be exposed.
Are you a gentleman? What kind of minister are you? You have no integrity at all. This is the kind of minister we have in the government today.
Anonymous #75854042: Noh Omar should have given the Selangor state government his blessing and cooperation if he is a far-sighted minister.
There is no harm to verify the authenticity of the voters roll in Selangor. In fact, Noh should be grateful that the state government is willing to fund the verification exercise.
There is no need to ask Selangor-registered voters to snub the voter verification exercise, not unless there is some shortfalls in the voters rolls.
James1067: Noh, if everything is above board then there is nothing to worry. Even you should join in to clean the electoral rolls to make sure that all the names are genuine.
A number of elections have come and gone, and each one have been peaceful and the results accepted by the opposition.
Why are you pushing the panic button? It will be for every person's benefit if everything is in order.
Disgusted: Selangor MB Khalid Ibrahim should teach this Umno minister and BN a lesson by delaying the state election until the electoral rolls in Selangor are cleansed and the EC makes an effort to be transparent on it.
As the constitution of the state does not necessary say that state elections must be held simultaneously with the general elections, make them sweat a bit by playing hardball with them.
Anonymous #18452573: I wasn't overly suspicious that voter fraud was that extensive.
But now that Noh Omar has asked the citizens not to verify the authenticity of registered voters, this confirms that there must be a massive effort to commit fraud by Umno.
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