Sunday, March 25



*PLEASE bring along your own pencil ERASER. It is VITAL that we get this information across to as many people as possible.

*Just take note, people...  Read on. *

*The Voter Agent training recently conducted at the PJ Civic Centre brought to the fore some very critical issues which every voter ought to know. *

*These are as follows:

1.    As soon as you enter the polling station, you will be ushered to Kerani 1, who will check your personal identity against your NRIC. He/she will then read out your name, NRIC number and the Siri/Bilangan number in accordance to the list provided by the Election Commission (SPR).

2.      Once all that is verified, Kerani 1 will pass your NRIC to the next officer, Kerani 2.

3.      Here, Kerani 2 will hand you a ‘Kertas Undi,’ which is identified by its Serial Number. As a voter, please know your rights. You have the constitutional right under our Election Laws to NOT accept the ‘Kertas Undi’ that the officer assigns to you. You CAN and should ask for a different ‘Kertas Undi’ from a different book. To do that, just say to the officer, “Encik (or Cik), saya minta Kertas Undi dari buku lain atau dari bawah.” Translated, that is, “Sir (or Madam), I like to request a different ballot paper from a different book or from below.” This must be done so that the voter CANNOT be identified via the SPR’s master list. It will take just ONE voter to upset the whole sequence**, which will eventually affect the SPR’s master list for that voting centre. The aim of doing this is to SAFEGUARD every voter’s identity. No one has the right to know how you want to vote.

4.      Once your ‘Kertas Undi’ is issued to you, just stand there and do NOT leave immediately. Instead please CHECK BOTH SIDES of the ballot paper in order to ensure that there are NO pencil markings or any other form of suspicious markings on it. If there are, REJECT the ballot paper issued to you and instead request for these markings to be either erased to your satisfaction or for you to be issued with a new ‘Kertas Undi.’ Also do NOT accept any loose-lying ‘Kertas Undi,’ which may have been strewn about because it was rejected by someone else earlier. ALWAYS ask for a fresh ballot paper from the book. An alternative, as suggested by certain other people via email, is to bring along your own eraser so that when you see any pencil marks, you can rub them off completely yourself.

5.      Kerani 2 will then hand the ‘Kertas Undi’ to the next officer, Kerani 3. Kerani 3 carries a seal, which will be used to stamp your ‘Kertas Undi.’ PLEASE watch carefully that the officer stamps your ballot paper FULLY and CLEARLY. After that, see that it is folded into two before the ballot paper is handed over to you.

6.      You can now proceed to the voting booth.

7.      At the booth, please ensure that the ballot paper has only your ONE marking of a single X. If for whatever reason, suspicious or otherwise, you overlooked some pencil marks of numbers or markings on the front or back of the ballot paper (ie other than your own mark), please ERASE those markings completely. REMEMBER, these markings can and will render your ballot spoilt – so be extra cautious. The most careful approach is to check your ‘Kertas Undi’ thoroughly before you accept it from the officer. REMEMBER to check it in front of the relevant officer so that if you have to reject it, he is right in front of you.

8.      Do not be afraid or cower in fear when you have to express your objections because there are representatives from the various participating political parties who will be there to observe the whole voting process and they are there to assist you as and when you need.

As mentioned earlier, it is this kind of information that BN/UMNO does not want others to know. They thrive on public ignorance so that they can do whatever they feel like brazenly.

One way to stop them is to send this information to as many of your friends as possible so that everyone, on voting day, knows exactly what to do, knows his/her constitutional voting rights and is aware of Print this out and keep it safely. When Voting Day finally arrives, it will be handy for you to access and read again.*


Banting said...

To my understanding, all Presiding Officers and polling clerks are appointed by the Election Commission. Before each election these officers are required to attend election course organised by Election Commission.If the above points are the modus operandi used by the election officers in the election, does it mean that UMNO/BN are being used by the Election Commission to cheat? The Election Commission is supposed to be neutral.

Any way under the Election Act, any officer or clerk having any duty to perform pursuant to any written law relating to any election who is without reasonable cause guilty of any act or omission in breach of his official duty is committed an offence under this Act.

Secondly, non-compliance with the provisions of any written law relating to any election if it appears that the election was not conducted in accordance with the principles laid down in such written law and that such non-compliance affected the result of the election, the election of a candidate at any election shall be declared to be void.

Apai irau said...

We should have realized that BN has been cheating in every election years back ,why should we must be aware of it only now. Confusing voters especially the illiterates with new form or voting procedures is just one type of cheating. What about giving goodies,projects,cash aide and even false promises?Definitely these practices constitute cheating. We should have been aware of these long time ago but we have allowed it to continue for 50 years.

Anonymous said...

BN, CM, DCM, SALCRA chairman, all this link just tell us that they are using their network to squeeze from the citizen of sarawak.

established for 35 years. finally it is the replanting of the oil palm estate for Saratok and Sri Aman region. all the replanting and new planting for land clearing project involved million of ringgit, and this money is all from the Participants.

up to this stage, i urged the landowner to go and have a look at their and status. i can say less than 50% has been clear and it has been delay over a year. meaning the years for these trees to be mature and productive will be longer and of course, no dividen for upcoming years for Saratok and sri aman participants

one of the reason why it cannot be deliver in time, JABU's son company is involve in this tender. those of you can go and check what is his son company and how much has he been awarded. more than RM10Million. you say it is a fair tender, yes it is, following the standard procedure inviting capable company, but before opening tender instruction was given directly from GM of SALCRA. ONE company with very strong background and capability involve, you people know how to pick the right company right? its like an order, threaten, command to directly bank in money for Jabu Son.

those of you who dont receive dividen from saratok and sri aman, go and request from Jabu.