6 Ways To Check If You’ve Been Affected By The Redelineation Exercise

Following the passing of the redelineation motion in Parliament, some voters may be moved from one constituency to another.

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The Dewan Rakyat passed the motion on the redelineation of electoral boundaries yesterday, 28 March, with 129 votes for and 80 votes against the motion

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As a result, the constituencies of some voters might change.

According to The Malaysian Insight, The Election Commission (EC) recommends voters to check their polling details at least one week in advance of the polling day to avoid confusion, such as going to the wrong polling station.

How do you know if your constituency is affected by the new electoral boundaries? Here are six ways to check, as and when the new boundaries come to force:

1. Download the My SPR Semak mobile app

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The app is available on iPhones and Androids.

Users of the app can also check their registration status, polling stations, names of the candidates, and election results.

2. SMS

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Voters need only type SPR followed by their identity card number and send it to 15888.

3. Call SPR

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Simply call Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya (SPR) at 03-8892 7018 for enquiries.

4. Go to any state Election Commission office

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An office is located in every state except for Negeri Sembilan. The addresses can be found here

5. Visit the Election Commission portal

Other information, such as how to register to be a voter, is also available on the portal.

6. Use Malaysiakini's redelineation checker

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Voters can key in their state, state constituency (DUN), and polling district into the redelineation checker that was developed by the Malaysiakini editorial team.

According to Malaysiakini, the database has been updated to reflect the boundaries in the final redelineation report presented to Parliament today.

The checker does not include Sabah and Sarawak as the redelineation exercise for Sarawak was finalised before the state election in 2016, while the Sabah redelineation report was not tabled in Parliament.

Earlier today, the Court of Appeal ruled against Selangor government's bid to challenge EC's redelineation of electoral boundaries:

Find out more about the redelineation motion and its effects here:

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