EC Receives Over 500,000 Applications For New Voter Registration In Q3

The EC received 501,799 applications for registration as new voters from July to September this year.
The EC received 501,799 applications for registration as new voters from July to September this year.

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) received 501,799 applications for registration as new voters, and 83,821 for change in polling centres in the third quarter (July to Sept) of this year.

EC secretary Datuk Abdul Ghani Salleh said the Supplementary Electoral Roll (RDPT) for Q3 will be on display for 14 days from tomorrow (Nov 18-Dec 1) at 961 locations throughout the country.

“During that period, those who applied to be registered as new voters and voters who applied to change polling centres in July, August and September are advised to do the necessary checking,” he said in a statement here Thursday.

Abdul Ghani said the RDPT will be displayed at the EC’s 15 state offices, computerised post offices (438), government complexes/offices (86), district/land offices (167), district/ municipal councils (65), multipurpose halls/ rukun tetangga notice boards/ public halls/halls (173) and other places (17).

He said that if applicants found their names were not listed on the RDPT, they could file a complaint using Form B and hand it to the state election office during working hours during the display period.