Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Maria is next Bersih chairperson

KUALA LUMPUR: Come December Bersih steering committee member Maria Chin Abdullah will take over the helm from current co-chairpersons S Ambiga and A Samad Said with no one else nominated for the post.
Elections for the steering committee is on Nov 30.
Announcing the details of the elections today, Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall secretary-general Stanley Yong said Maria was the only candidate nominated for the top post and that she had won uncontested.
Other than Maria, four other national level Bersih steering committee members will be elected on Nov 30 in the Petaling Jaya Community Library while six regional representatives will be elected after the national level election.
Sixteen representatives from Bersih’s endorsing organisations will be electing the five individuals as office bearers.

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