GE15: Hold concurrent state polls and save taxpayers' money, Pakatan told

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GE15: Hold concurrent state polls and save taxpayers' money, Pakatan told

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GE15 : Hold concurrent state polls and save taxpayers' money, Pakatan told

GEORGE TOWN: The Pakatan Harapan -led states Penang , Selangor and Negri Sembilan should hold their state polls together with the 15th General Election ( GE15 ) to save cost, says a Penang MCA leader.

ALSO READ:Pakatan states adamant they will not go to polls this year“Taxpayers' money will be used to pay salaries, print ballot papers, logistics and other election expenses.“In addition to these extra expenses, after GE15, there will also be campaigns for the state elections, and the public will grow annoyed and tired of politics.

"Too many campaign activities will not bring any good as it will affect the people's daily life.“It will also affect the mood and feelings of voters as well as voter turnout,” he told a press conference at Penang MCA headquarters here on Friday (Oct 7).

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Deal. Next year then. Puak penyamun terdesak nak selamatkan diri MCAHQ dei Ooi Teik Liang otl1976_07 go fly kite and 'jilat' your 'master' umnoonline MatSakau PTUIIH masa najib sakau duit berbillion. takde pulak cakap mcm ni ye apek? Pakatan is not interested to save tax payers money. Then wait until the term is over before holding GE la

Yes. Next year together with Parliament

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State MCA Public Services and Complaints Bureau head Ooi Teik Liang cited an extra expense of RM350mil if the three states hold their elections separately, as stated earlier by Election Commission (EC) deputy chairman Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Wan Omar.for the latest news you need to know.for the latest news you need to know.nasi kandar are just as popular among visitors from other states and countries.

ALSO READ: Pakatan states adamant they will not go to polls this year “Taxpayers' money will be used to pay salaries, print ballot papers, logistics and other election expenses. “In addition to these extra expenses, after GE15, there will also be campaigns for the state elections, and the public will grow annoyed and tired of politics. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state will abide by the decision announced by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim yesterday. "Too many campaign activities will not bring any good as it will affect the people's daily life. “The fact is, the EIA report for the PSR had indeed received approval in 2019. “It will also affect the mood and feelings of voters as well as voter turnout,” he told a press conference at Penang MCA headquarters here on Friday (Oct 7). Yesterday, Anwar said Pakatan Harapan-led states — Penang, Selangor and Negri Sembilan — will not be holding their state polls concurrently with GE15 if it is held soon. Ooi criticised DAP and Pakatan which previously said they were ready to face GE15 but have now taken a different approach. He said by having Penang's local food listed on the Michelin Guide, this will boost tourism in the northern state while highlighting many of its renowned cuisine.

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