Voter rolls open for inspection

Eligible voters have until March 3 to check their particulars in the registers on the Elections Department (ELD) website, at its Prinsep Link office, or at community centres and clubs.


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Here is the press release by the Elections Department, Prime Minister's Office:

Inspection of revised registers of electors

The registers of electors have been revised and are open for public inspection from 18 Feb 2014 to 3 Mar 2014.

The revised registers will contain the names of all Singapore Citizens qualified as electors as of 1 Feb 2014.

Singapore Citizens may check their particulars in the registers:

(a) Online at the Elections Department website (http://www.eld.gov.sg);

(b) At community centres/clubs (with NRIC/passport);

(c) At Singapore overseas missions that serve as overseas polling stations (with NRIC/passport);

and (d) At Elections Department, (with NRIC/passport).

During the inspection period, persons may:

(a) Submit a claim to update his particulars (i.e. name, gender and NRIC address) or include his name in the registers (if it has been omitted);

and (b) Submit an objection against the inclusion of the name of any person in the register for his constituency.

Claims and objections may be submitted online at the Elections Department website, or in person at community centres/clubs, Singapore overseas missions that serve as overseas polling stations and Elections Department.

Restoration of name to registers

Persons whose names were removed from the registers of electors for failing to vote at a previous election (known as non-voters) may apply to have their names restored to the registers, so that they can vote at future elections.

They are encouraged to apply early to restore their names to the registers as applications will close with the issue of the writ of election.

Non-voters may apply to have their names restored to the registers of electors online at the Elections Department website, or in person at community centres/clubs, Singapore overseas missions that serve as overseas polling sta tions and Elections Department.

Registration as overseas elector

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 3-year period between 1 Feb 2011 and 31 Jan 2014, may apply to register as overseas electors and vote at overseas polling stations in future elections.

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

Re-registration as an overseas elector is required with each revision of the registers. Under the law, the registers may be revised from time to time, but in any case not later than 3 years after the last general election.

Overseas Singaporeans may register as overseas electors online at the Elections Department website, or in person at community centres/clubs, Singapore overseas missions that serve as overseas polling stations and Elections Department.

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