We are not ready yet, EC chief says. Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman has explained here why the general election won't happen next month. In fact, the EC chairman says, the EC won't be up to hold a general election until end-September. Basically, it needs time to train the 200,000 election workers from throughout the country.
The GE must be held by 20 March 2009.Did you know?
RM220 million is the amount of money the EC will spend to organize the next GE
RM100 million is the additional amount it will need to buy new equipment, including transparent ballot boxes
RM40 million is the additional amount if the government decides to use biometric (finger print) identification system.
Friday, July 20, 2007
Not before end-Sept, says EC
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