Monday, August 27, 2007

Bangsa Malaysia - Action Required

Get registered as a voter if you have not done so already.

You can do it at follows (this is taken from the Election Commission website at http://www.spr.gov.my/index/regelectors.htm).

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REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS
WHAT IS MEANT BY THE REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS ?

The Registration of Electors, as provided for under the law, enables qualified Malaysian citizens to register as electors. The registration is carried out throughout the year. In addition it allows the Registered Electors who have changed their address to register at the new place of residence. Electors are also encouraged to check their names in the verified Electoral Rolls.

WHY DO YOU NEED TO REGISTER ?

To secure your right to vote in an election and exercise your right as a citizen.

WHO IS A QUALIFIED ELECTOR?

A Malaysian citizen
Has attained 21 years of age:
Is residing in any Election Constituency in Malaysia; and
Has not been disqualified.

HOW TO REGISTER ?

Go personally to the Registration Centre;
Take along your Identity Card;
Ensure Form A is correctly filled by the staff before signing the form; and
Keep one copy of the form as proof of your registration.

WHERE CAN YOU REGISTER ?

Election Commission of Malaysia Headquarters
OR
State Election Offices

OR
All Post Offices with computer facilities in the country;
Commission’s mobile teams;
AND
Other places specified by the Election Commission as Registration Centres.

PERIOD FOR REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS

You can register during office hours thoughout the year.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION WHEN FILLING IN REGISTRATION FORM (FORM A)

1. The applicant's name must be written according to his Identity Card. Please use CAPITAL LETTERS.

2. Please provide complete information regarding your Identity Card :

2.1 Your new I/C number (12 Digits)
2.2 Your previous I/C number (8 Digits)

3. If the applicant does not possess any previous I/C number, please state "TIADA" in the space provided.

4. The applicants address must be that of his residence where he can be contacted by mail (please state the post code number).

5. Please specify on the form whether it is a new application or application for change of address.

6. Please ensure you receive a copy of the registration form as proof of your registration.

HOW TO CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION STATUS ?

A registered elector can check his or her registration status by the following methods:

1) telephone the headquarters of the Election Commission or the State Election Officers and give them your name and Identity Card number;
2) via internet at www.spr.gov.my

ON-LINE CHECKING OF ELECTROL ROLL

For further information :

http://www.spr.gov.my

or

Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya Malaysia
Aras 4-5 Blok C7
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan
62690 Putrajaya
Tel : 03-88856500




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