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Revised registers of electors to be open for inspection from Feb 18

The registers of electors have been revised and are open for public inspection from February 18 to March 3.

SINGAPORE: The registers of electors have been revised and are open for public inspection from February 18 to March 3.

The Elections Department (ELD) said the revised registers will contain the names of all Singapore Citizens qualified as electors as of February 1, 2014.

Singapore Citizens may check their particulars in the registers online at the ELD website, at community centres or clubs, at Singapore overseas missions that serve as overseas polling stations, and at Elections Department.

During the inspection period, individuals may submit a claim to update his particulars or include his name in the registers if it has been omitted.

Individuals may also submit an objection against the inclusion of the name of any person in the register for his constituency.

Individuals whose names were removed from the registers of electors for failing to vote at a previous election may apply to have their names restored to the registers so that they can vote at future elections.

ELD advises these non-voters to apply early to restore their names to the registers as applications will close with the issue of the writ of election.

Overseas Singaporeans, whose names are listed in the registers of electors and have resided in Singapore for a total of at least 30 days during the three-year period between February 1, 2011 and January 31, 2014, may apply to register as overseas electors and vote at overseas polling stations in future elections.

Overseas Singaporeans should register early as registration will close once the writ of election is issued.

ELD said re-registration as an overseas elector is required with each revision of the registers.

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