Call to abolish postal votes


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KUALA TERENGGANU: Pas Terengganu has called for the postal vote system to be abolished to create a “fairer playing field”.

State Pas commissioner Datuk Harun Taib said postal voters should be made into ordinary voters.

“The armed forces are not given a chance to hear out the opposition while the government can reach the postal voters through certain medium.

“This does not create a level playing field”, he said after hosting a Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house here yesterday, adding that the Election Commission was not fair to the opposition in some areas.

Harun said this when commenting on the recent Bagan Pinang by-election in Negeri Sembilan.