Fool-proof measures in place for PKR polls

Regina Lee
Aug 10, 10

Come October, more than 400,000 Parti Keadilan Rakyat members will cast their votes for the top leadership, in which 26 posts are up for grabs.

In what would be a historic milestone for any political party in Malaysia, PKR will be implementing direct elections, which means one vote for each member to decide on the candidates.

Deputy president Syed Husin Ali is confident that water-tight measures are already in place to check abuse, scoffing at suggestions that there could be ugly incidents such as phantom voters and vote-buying. Malaysiakini. Subscription required.