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Bersih: Najib's last-minute appeal to voters an 'election offence'

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SG KANDIS POLLS | Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak, who has been active on the campaign trail for BN in the lead up to today’s Sungai Kandis by-election, made a last-ditch appeal for voters to remove Pakatan Harapan from the Selangor state seat.

This, however, did not sit well with electoral reforms group Bersih, who says the ex-premier's last-minute Facebook appeal contravenes election laws, which disallows any form of campaigning on election day.

"It is an offence under Section 26(1)(a) and (f) for campaigning on polling day," Bersih executive director Yap Swee Seng told Malaysiakini...

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