Shahrir Abdul Samad, Party Hopping, Jimmy Puah Wee Tse, Recall Elections

Shahrir Abdul Samad, Party Hopping

Umno veteran Shahrir Samad keen to see recall elections adopted against party hoppers | Malay Mail

Umno veteran Shahrir Samad keen to see recall elections adopted against party hoppers

29/7/2021 10:48:00 AM

Umno veteran Shahrir Samad keen to see recall elections adopted against party hoppers

JOHOR BARU, July 29 — Bait Al-Amanah chairman and Umno veteran Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad said any enactment of recall election laws against party hopping must start at the parliamentary stage or national level first. He added that such a move would be more significant for the political parties...

channel for the latest updates.JOHOR BARU, July 29 — Bait Al-Amanah chairman and Umno veteran Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad said any enactment of recall election laws against party hopping must start at the parliamentary stage or national level first.He added that such a move would be more significant for the political parties involved.

500 orang boleh solat Jumaat di Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan Ayash Affan 'hadiah Allah' buat Shuib, anak-anak di hari jadi Siti Sarah semalam | Harian Metro Pusat rekreasi padat, penduduk setempat risau | Harian Metro

“At the parliamentary level, recall election laws against party hopping require the cooperation and understanding of all political parties.“We need the various political parties to look into the issue of party hopping.“The changes that we want to see would then be easier to accept at the state level,” said Shahrir during a Facebook Live forum today by election watchdog Bersih 2.0.

The forum ‘Enactment of Recall Election Laws on State level Elected Representatives’ was moderated by Bersih 2.0’s Debbie Chow.The session also saw the participation of DAP’s Ketari assemblyman Young Syefura Othman, PKR’s Bukit Batu assemblyman Jimmy Puah Wee Tse, political scientist Prof Wong Chin Huat and human rights lawyer Edmund Bon. headtopics.com

Shahrir, who has been keen for Umno to adopt recall elections, gave the example of the ‘Sheraton Move’ where it started at the parliamentary level and later moved onto the states.He also said political parties must take the issue oflompat katak (political party hopping) seriously.

“Since we have a period of transition, such discussions can build consensus for the time being.“It is important to build consensus and discussions for political parties that want to see changes,” said Shahrir.Shahrir pointed out that so far, the courts were the only recourse for those unhappy with their elected representatives who have switched political allegiances.

He said the introduction of recall elections would be a timely move as voters have a right to choose their elected representatives.On Johor adopting laws against party hopping, Puah said it is possible to amend state laws to allow the recall election system.

“Sadly, I represent Pakatan Harapan (PH) and we don’t have the two-thirds majority to change anything at present.“But if we can agree with Barisan Nasional (BN) on this, we can have a majority say, but it won’t be easy as such amendments would require the endorsement of the Johor palace as well,” he said. headtopics.com

Pencemaran sungai: 8 suspek direman | Harian Metro England di ranking ketiga FIFA - Utusan Digital Top e-sports players allowed to leave country after Ti intervenes

A recall election is a system that allows voters in a constituency to remove their elected representative before the end of their term. It is a system widely used in the United States, the British Columbia region in Canada, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Switzerland and Ukraine.

Proponents of recall elections say an elected representative who changes parties after an election should have to get a new mandate from his or her voters to prove that they support the switch.The process, which is provided for in several countries, has been proposed numerous times since the PH federal government fell in February when MPs from Bersatu and PKR quit the coalition during the ‘Sheraton Move’.

Read more: Malay Mail »

Covid-19: Malaysia records 341 more deaths, including 102 BID cases

PUTRAJAYA: Another 341 people died due to Covid-19, says the Health Ministry.

Perfect way into moving forward

Dewan Rakyat Speaker denies rejecting bid by four Umno MPs to sit with independents | Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR, July 27 — Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun today rubbished a news report that he rejected applications from four Umno lawmakers who wanted to sit with independent MPs in Parliament. The allegation was reported by the website Malaysia Dateline, which claimed the four MPs... ini PN PM dah kurang MPs support ...apa lah sangat ...kalau dah gagal letak jawatan saja lah ( quote Tun M chedetofficial speech in Parliament directed at Muhyiddin ) umnoonline suka BOHONG dan manipulasi dengan kehandalan MP mereka berlakon, walau dah kantoi sekalipun, masih tak nak ngaku...setakat ni hanya MP Gua Musang jer yg dah terbukti ikut ada TINDAKAN; yg lain? Demikianlah UMNO..... MuhyiddinYassin juga yg handal!

Amanah, Umno in talks to wrest Kelantan from PAS in GE15 | The Malaysian InsightKelantan Amanah, Umno in talks for straight fights with PAS in GE15

Amanah, Umno Kelantan runding elak bertembung dalam PRU15 | The Malaysian InsightPerbincangan tidak rasmi bermula dan masing-masing tunjuk kecenderungan positif ke arah itu. Langkah terpuji, PAS akhir2 ni dilihat kesampingkan Islam.. PAS terlampau fokas 'hisap' segala duit & peruntukan dr krjaan terdesak mahaidin.. bila mahaidin lemah PAS tekan mintak duit.. PAS dah jadi gila duit. amanah umno vs pas barsatu ..satu bentuk perlawanan yg menarik..jom sediakan stock kuaci n popcorn Asalkan Bukan PAS

Even Umno didn’t know about ‘revoked’ emergency ordinances - ZahidThis is despite nine cabinet ministers, including the deputy PM, coming from the party. Hahahha your comrade is the DPM la? Tak malu ke to give this statement 🤦‍♂️ Hey aren’t you part of PN boss?

Umno tak tahu ordinan darurat sudah dibatalkan, kata Zahid | The Malaysian InsightWalaupun dalam keadaan ada segelintir ahli Parlimen dari Umno sertai kerajaan Persekutuan, kata presiden parti berkenaan. Kalau tahu pun bila ko nak dengan mp umno nak pindah tempat duduk blok kerajaan Pindah tempat duduk la DS Presiden

Umno in the dark over revoked emergency ordinances, says Zahid | The Malaysian InsightThis is despite several party MPs holding ministerial posts in the Perikatan govt, he says. May Mahiaddin informed Pas only laaa... Why bother you are not supporting the Government anyway?