Of late we’ve been inundated with false election allegations. Worse, some are so gullible to believe nonsensical assertion as the truth. I need to set the record straight again.
Allegation of ballot box brought to the central counting centre
There’s been pictures after pictures showing people stopping ballot boxes going into the central counting centers and thinking that this is a proff that fraud is committed in the election.
This is one ridiculous argument. Currently, counting is carried out at your saluran ie the classroom you vote. Why? Coz they don’t want the issue of ballot boxes being introduced during transportation. This has been implemented lama dah.
What this means is that after the voting, counting is immediately carried out before both counting agents at the saluran. If there’s a break they will seal the box and it’ll be countersigned by the agents. The classroom is locked and guarded not by the police only but by all the counting agents. Unless you have a blind polling/counting agent, I assert that there’s absolutely no possibility to introduce new ballot boxed. Thus this is the reason you dont hear until today complains by any polling /counting agents on this ballot box.
Now when counting is done, its done before both parties counting agents. They show each votes to them and if the counting agent is not happy he is entitled to and will object. If its close you can ask for recount. Kira lah sampai puas hati. Then what they do is that they sign off the numbers in a form. This is most important.
Its from this number they tally at the central voting centre. You add up lah semua. Just maths. Do you count again the votes in the ballot box? No.
I’ve been saying this countless of times. Its difficult to cheat on polling day save if the polling agent tidur. I stand by it. I’m pleased to come across PR polling agent writing similar points. One in particular was Nurul izzah’s counting agent. We must stop this lie.
What about postal votes?
Please be informed that postal votes look very different from ours. What does this mean? Their ballot papers are the same but inserted in a sealed envelop. They use postal services brought to the counting centre in postal bags. Only at the centre the envelop is open before the agents.
What transpired is that before election both polling agents witness before themselves how the ballots are inserted in an envelop. How its posted. This election, polling agents can actually see the conduct of postal votes and how they cast it into the postal bags. I repeat POSTAL BAGS. And then its brought to the centre. The envelopes are still sealed and only open before polling agents.
I have argued that I want the postal votes to expand. I don’t want to queue for 2 hours to vote. I should have the right of postal voting like citizens in other developed countries. But that’s a separate issue I will write later.
But point is the allegation of fraud on postal ballot box is ridiculous. None of the pictures showed picture of postal bags. They showed picture of ballot boxes but as written above its not important. The votes in the in ballot boxes have been counted,
Again please don’t spread false and fabricated news.
We have issues in our election procedure. But fraud is unlikely. Malapproportionment is an issue. The registration can be argued as an issue. But nothing justifies the treatment on alleged Banglas that’s being spread around. I’ve seen some are even PR supporters. Its a bigotted dehumanizing act that we did. Many took the laws into their own hands. This is shameful.
To Anwar and those of his ilk, I’m adamantly opposed to the method of changing government by rally. If you are unhappy you can and must bring this to court. Let us see your proof. Right now I’m just appalled by the selective recognition of the election. If you think there’s pervasive fraud, then don’t appoint MB of Selangor, Penang and Kelantan. You cannot recognise results that only favour you in particular in states that you won. Stop being selective and conning people.