The Independence and Integrity of the Election Commission in Malaysia is the first book indeed that offers a comprehensive insight on the role, function and performance of the election management body in Malaysia. It explore the entire elements in election management body, from its establishment to the specific functions those directly influence its independence and integrity.
It also addresses a critical insight on the basis of the body from historical and constitutional perspectives. Four relevant functions of the commission—namely delimiting electoral boundary, registration of electors, monitoring nomination and managing polling process—are examined rigorously in order to evaluate the level of independence and integrity of the commission.
This book is written for public generally, as the issues surrounding the Election Commission are common issues touching all strata of the society. Yet, special group of readers such as political party activists, election personnel, lawyers, law and political science students, election observers and social activists probably find it very useful for their activism and profession. The book also will benefit the government and party leaders, as well as the Election Commissioners themselves to explore more ideas for electoral reform for the betterment of our democratic process.