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EC chief earns five stars in Bersih's GE Hall of Shame

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GE14 | Election Commission (EC) chairperson Mohd Hashim Abdullah has earned a five-star rating in Bersih's Hall of Shame on election offences committed in the first week of campaigning for the 14th general election (GE14).

“Once again, Mohd Hashim has earned a special 5-Star Award of Shame for the second time in a row for failing to address and rectify serious abuses of power by its officers on nomination day, including the unfair disqualification of incumbent Batu MP Tian Chua (PKR) and the unfair prevention of Dr S Strearam (also from PKR) from filing his nomination paper.

“The police barred the latter's entry on account of not possessing an entry pass issued by the EC, which resulted in the uncontested win for BN candidate Mohamad Hasan, who happens to be the caretaker menteri besar of Negeri Sembilan,” said Bersih in a statement today...

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