There are at least 11 key challenges which the government will face in the run-up to the next polls.
A spirit of working by consensus is needed in all kinds of legislation.
The remaining proposals to amend Elections Act 2017 were obscured by the frenzied debate on EVMs.
By the look of things, the 2023 polls might become controversial even before they are held.
The AGP’s office must be brought on a par with its global counterparts.
A party having more than one narrative sounds apocalyptic to us.
Filling vacancies at the ECP should have been a routine affair.
Politics as it exists now is a catalyst for further divisions...
Delay in drafting and enacting legislation is detrimental to our international standing.
The conduct of the opposition shows it hasn’t done its homework on many fronts.
If govt doesn’t engage opposition in dialogue, its last two years may be spent in dealing with a controversy over electoral laws.
Ineffective regulation of flow of money in politics can corrupt political institutions.
The frequent reshuffling of ministers is a manifestation of a deeper problem.
Already with its back to the wall, the PDM can hardly afford the growing divisions within.
If fair polls are the goal, the ECP’s powers must be jealously guarded.
The ECP must be commended for taking timely, decisive and bold action.
There are concerns about ‘open and identifiable’ ballots.
Regardless of the amount, foreign funds received from foreign nationals may render a party ‘foreign-aided’.
The government’s line of thinking indicates a belief in the principle of brute majority.
This government has moved beyond the planning stage and made the ministers’ accountability plan public.