Wednesday, October 10, 2012

MERAP Final Report and Recommendations

The full report can be downloaded here.

The Malaysian Electoral Roll Analysis Project (MERAP) started in February 2012 with the following objectives: “to conducting a comprehensive analysis of all possible problems in the electoral roll across time and space; to highlight different areas of responsibility / jurisdiction of different government agencies pertaining to problems with the electoral roll; and to propose methods by which these problems in the electoral roll can be reduced / rectified”.

Gender Confused

The following are examples of voters whose gender in their IC does not match their gender on the SPR website (i.e. a male with an IC number ending with an even number, a female with an IC number ending with an odd number).

Same old IC

The following are examples of separate voters who share the same old IC number and in several cases, the same address.
  • Old IC: 7863005
    • B Leelambigay a/p S Batumalay (791008145444)
    • Lakshima a/p M. Govindasamy (490101106264)

DOB mismatch

The following videos show examples of voters with ICs that mismatch their dates of birth on the SPR website.
  • Liew Yin Lan
    • DOB in IC: 371106 (6 November 1937)
    • DOB in SPR website: 10 January 1919

'Kod 71' in IC

The following are examples of voters with Kod 71 ICs (indicating they are foreign born), with dubious names.



Same name, same DOB

The following are examples of pairs of voters (different IC numbers) with the same name and same DOB.
  • Fatimah Binti Abdullah (14 July 1946)

Very Old Voters

The following are examples of very old voters from the SPR website.
  • Chiang Wai See, year born: 1899 

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Same name, same address

The following is an example of two voters (different IC numbers) with the same name and same address:

Wong Wai Seng (871008085525 & 800411085535)
No. 22 Block C Taman Seri Ara

Thursday, September 6, 2012

171,023 foreign-born voters in electoral roll (Malaysiakini: August 9, 2012)

Election Commission explains 'recycled ICs' poser (Malaysiakini: July 13, 2012)

Denial of voter stats sparks fears of electoral fraud (The Malaysian Insider: June 25, 2012)

The Malaysian Insider

Jun 25, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — The government’s refusal to reveal the number of voters registered by political parties has raised further suspicion of fraud in the electoral roll, a claim which has seen tens of thousands take to the streets in two mass rallies over the past year.

'Same voter or two different voters?' (Malaysiakini: June 22, 2012)

EC: Duplicate IC numbers won't affect polls (Malaysiakini: June 14, 2012)

Voters with same name and address not 'clones', says EC (Malaysiakini: June 13, 2012)

IC numbers don't match DOB? Still valid, says EC (Malaysiakini: June 9, 2012)

NRD urged to explain voter identity duplicity (Malaysiakini: June 7, 2012)

We can't reject incomplete addresses, says EC (Malaysiakini: June 5, 2012)

Bersih: Electoral roll needs immediate clean-up (Malaysiakini: June 1, 2012)

EC corrects yet another error in electoral roll (Malaysiakini: May 29, 2012)

Poser over army, police voters not irregular, says EC (Malaysiakini: May 11, 2012)

Wan Ahmad accuses Bersih of creating hatred (Malaysiakini: May 11, 2012)

EC: Check your facts (The Malay Mail: April 26, 2012)

Politically-inclined EC a mere tool of the BN (Malaysiakini: April 26, 2012)

EC still lacks staff to check irregularities (Free Malaysia Today: April 25, 2012)

Tarani Palani | April 25, 2012

Its deputy chairman says the EC is still determined to fix the problems despite the handicap.

PETALING JAYA: The Election Commission (EC) still lacks personnel to overlook the cleaning up of the electoral roll with its 12.6 million voters.

Malaysia moves to reform election system (Malaysiakini: April 25, 2012)

'Electoral roll rife with errors' (The Malay Mail: April 24, 2012)

Independent monitors find fault with EC (The Sun Daily: April 24, 2012)

3.3 million problematic voters in electoral roll (Malaysiakini: April 23, 2012)

Watchdog: Electoral roll smirched with inconsistencies (The Malay Mail: April 23, 2012)

3.1m dubious voters on list for a decade, says Bersih (The Malaysian Insider: April 23, 2012)

The Malaysian Insider

Apr 23, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — Bersih accused the Election Commission (EC) today of failing to investigate 3.1 million voters whose identity card (IC) addresses differ from that in the electoral roll despite having the information since 2002.

400,000 dubious voters may decide 35 seats, GE winner, says polls analyst (The Malaysian Insider: April 10, 2012)

The Malaysian Insider
By Shannon Teoh
Apr 10, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Over 400,000 dubious voters are on the electoral roll, enough to swing 35 federal seats either way and decide if Pakatan Rakyat (PR) can capture Putrajaya or Barisan Nasional (BN) reclaim its customary two-thirds supermajority in Parliament, according to a polls analysis.

Bersih shows how a voter can be 'cloned' (Malaysiakini: April 4, 2012)

Sunday, September 2, 2012

The strange case of recycled ICs in Sabah

Questionable foreign-born citizens in voters roll

Non-resident voters: EC economizes with 'truth'

EC has not been honest in all its rebuttals

Electoral roll: What else is the EC hiding?

'Dubious' voters may decide GE13

10 major problems in EC's electoral roll

Ong Kian Ming | 9:26AM Apr 7, 2012 

ANALYSIS The Parliamentary Select Committee on Electoral Reform report, which was released earlier this week, highlights 22 recommendations on how to improve the electoral process.