Bersih moots RM200 deposit to curb frivolous voter objections
Electoral reforms pressure group Bersih has proposed that a security deposit be imposed on those who raise objections against the voter list, to prevent abuse.
Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah said that while such objections were a basic right, there was an uptrend in such objections and that many were "ridiculous".
"(Often), the person who objects doesn't even bother to turn up at hearings. That is irresponsible, especially if the subject turns out to be a genuine voter...