Malaysia General Election – 6 Interesting Ways to Follow

The 13th Malaysia General Election is happening on the 5th of May 2013. As the politicians and party members are campaigning, there are so many news, rumors and tidbits to follow. You may be following some of the politicians on twitter or other social media channels, however here are 4 inactive and very interesting ways you can keep your self updated as a voter.

Google Malaysia Election
http://www.google.com.my/elections
Google Malaysia Elections
Recently, Google Malaysia launched a special site to keep track of GE13 news and it also comes with a special feature to look at trends search volume both of their main search and youtube.

Undi.info from Malaysiakini
http://undi.info/
Undi.info
Malaysiakini which is one of the first online news publication in Malaysia created Undi.info which also includes the voters swing votes simulator.

The Star
http://elections.thestar.com.my/
The Star GE 13 Interactive Map
The Star came out with an interactive map where voters can have a general overview of the Malaysian General Elections

Sinar Project MP Tracker
http://reps.sinarproject.org/mp
Sinar Project MP tracker
#MyMP is a project undertaken by UndiMsia! in collaboration with Sinar Project to provide information on all MPs in Malaysia. Sinar Project is started by a group of hackers and software developers in the belief of using open data to create transparency in governance in Malaysia.

One of their key member, Khairil Yusoff spoke at last year’s TEDxKL


Update 4th May

The Malay Mail
http://ge13map.com
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Sayslive.com
http://sayslive.com/my/t/pru13
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