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EC receives 64,775 voter registration applications for first quarter of 2015

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) has received 64,775 applications for registration as voters for the first quarter of this year.

In a statement here yesterday, EC said the number comprised 54,388 new voter registration and 10,387 applications to change the polling centre of voters by current voters with EC.

As such the new Additional Electoral Roll (DPT) for the first quarter 1/2015 will be displayed for 14 days starting tomorrow until May 11 at 935 exhibition venues nationwide.

These exhibition venues included state election offices, computerised post office, government offices’ complex, district office/land office, district council/municipal. multi-purpose hall/rukun tetangga (neigbourhood watch)/community hall/penghulu/halls and other places.

EC urged all voters who registered during the period – Jan 1 to March 31 this year – to check their voter
registration information at the places stated.

During the DPT period, EC also displayed the names of voters who would be withdrawn from the electoral roll because they had died or had forfeited their citizenship, EC said. — Bernama