Report of a press release on the issue of out-of-town Sarawakians:
Let Sarawakian diaspora cast postal votes, groups say
KUCHING, March 22 – A coalition of civil society groups wants the Election Commission to allow Sarawakians living out of the state to cast postal votes.
A joint statement by seven groups said this was possible as the EC through its discretion, has granted postal voting rights to the spouses of armed forces and security personnel.
“This is legally possible by the EC’s own admission and only requires a longer campaign period.