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Managing elections - who does it better? A comparative analysis of election regulators in Malaysia and the United Kingdom


Singh, Arwyn (2014) Managing elections - who does it better? A comparative analysis of election regulators in Malaysia and the United Kingdom. In: UUM International Conference on Governance 2014 (ICG), 29th - 30th November 2014, Flamingo Hotel By The Beach, Pulau Pinang.

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Abstract

This paper reviews the management of elections in Malaysia and the United Kingdom by the countries’ respective election regulators.In examining the fairness of the current framework in Malaysia, the role of the election regulator, its independence and impartiality will be scrutinized.The author will review the relevant provisions of the Federal Constitution and the electoral laws together with media resources (print and electronic) in analyzing the management of elections in Malaysia. The author will also compare the election regulator of Malaysia with that of the United Kingdom, and conclude with recommendations towards a new structure for the management of elections in Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN NO: 978-983-2078-95-1 Organizers: Institute for Governance and Innovation Studies (IGIS), College of Law, Government and International Studies (UUM COLGIS) and University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Election Commission, Election Regulator, Management of Elections
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2015 08:41
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 08:41
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13157

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