Automatic voter registration, lowering voting age, ready by June 2021


Bede Hong

Automatic voter registration and the lowering of the voting age may be done as soon as June next year, says Election Commission deputy chairman Azmi Sharom. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 9, 2020.

THE automatic voter registration system, which will allow voters to cast their ballot from age 18, will be ready by June of next year, said Election Commission (EC) deputy chairman Azmi Sharom.

The former Universiti Malaya law lecturer told a webinar today that some eight million voters will join the current 15 million in the next general election.


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