Malaysians abroad rather fly home to vote than rely on postal voting


Melati A. Jalil

Malaysians taking part in the Bersih 5 rally in Sydney on November 22, 2016. Many voters have expressed scepticism over the postal-voting process and are willing to fork out money to fly home to vote at the 14th general election. – Facebook pic, January 19, 2018.

MALAYSIANS in Australia prefer to come home to vote in the 14th general election because they lack faith in the integrity of the postal-voting process, said a campaigner.

Australian National University (ANU) graduate Sum Dek Joe said although the Malaysian postal-voting system appears similar to that of First-World countries, Malaysians were generally sceptical because they have little confidence in the public institutions of their homeland. 


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  • Apart from dedak eaters,nobody trusted those ketuanan's fellas

    Posted 2 years ago by Leslie Chan

  • I salute the Malaysian diaspora who are willing to fly back to vote in GE14. Thank you. God bless you, and may God save our nation.

    Posted 2 years ago by L Tan