Perak DAP pays for voter objections with 20,000 coins

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Perak DAP has lodged objections against 129 dubious voters in the draft supplementary electoral roll today, and paid the deposit of RM1,290 in coins.

Its chairperson Nga Kor Ming said the move is a sign of protest against the Election Commission’s (EC) refusal to sell soft copies of the drafts on public display to political parties.

Perak DAP had previously resorted to hauling a photocopy machine and generator to the public display area to photocopy the draft supplementary electoral rolls, but Nga said this was not enough.

"We even had to bring our own generator as the EC refused to provide us with electricity. Our members worked day and night to photocopy yet we couldn’t finish photocopying the complete electoral roll," he said today, condemning the EC’s decision as unreasonable and done in bad faith...

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