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How much does an election cost?

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Why are elections so expensive? A report by Tindak Malaysia lays out the rationale behind election spending, and how Malaysia can better improve election expenditure by being transparent on its actual costs, and legislating public facilities like schools to be used as polling stations. BFM speaks to Tindak Malaysia director and research analyst Danesh Prakash Chacko.

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