Selangor Democratisation Project Report Reveals 134,675 Unidentified Voters

SHAH ALAM, 23 Nov: A total of 134,675 unidentified voters were identified to be registered in Selangor Democratisation Project Report revealed.

This amount represents about 28% of the 497,084 new voters registered. For the record, the number of voters in the state amounts to 1,924,281 people.

Revision of electoral rolls for the total number of voters is based on the master list (DPI) of the fourth quarter of 2011 obtained from Election Commission of Malaysia (SPR) and was carried out in according to the 56 State Assemblies (DUN), done by Village Heads (Ketua Kampung), Council Members, District Office staff and the Local Authority.

According to the Selangor Democratisation Project report issued by the State Economic Planning Unit (UPEN) stated that the Sri Serdang DUN is experiencing the largest number of over 9,000 unidentified voters.

It is followed by 8,000 people in Subang Jaya (DUN), 5,500 in Hulu Kelang and 5,000 in Sri Muda.
From the total number of new voters, about 51% of them consist of those aged 21 to 30 years.

Meanwhile, from the total number of 134,675 unidentified voters; as many as 44% of them were from the age group of 21 to 30 years.

In terms of gender, 51% of the new voters are male and 49% female.

Meanwhile, the study of unidentified voters also found that 51% are male and 49% female.

According to race, the Malay race recorded the highest at 49%, followed by Chinese at 34% and Indians at 13% of the total number of voters based on the fourth quarter of 2011 DPI.

For new voters, it shows that 55% of the Malays are new voters, while 45% cannot be identified based on the review done.

For Chinese voters, 28% are new voters and 35% could not be identified.

While for Indians, as many as 11% are new voters and 13% cannot be identified based on the review conducted.

Meanwhile, for ‘others’, 8,561 are new voters comprising of Peninsula Orang Asli, Punjabi, Eurasian, Jawa, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Hakka.

The report also informed that the addition of new voters, based on a quarterly basis starting from the fourth quarter of 2011 to the third quarter of 2012, has increased.

The report shows, 497,084 people with the percentage of 32% in the fourth quarter of 2011; 563,471 people with the percentage of 36% in the first quarter of 2012; 600,406 people with the percentage of 38% in the second quarter of 2012 and 625,210 people with the percentage of 40% for the fourth quarter 2012.

The total according to the third quarter of 2012 (not gazetted), is a total of 2,025,153 people and from that a total of 513,074 new voters, 51% men and 49% women.

The Democratisation Project Report was submitted to the Selangor State Council (DNS) today and was distributed to the Assemblymen.

Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim informed in a press conference that the report will be submitted to the Election Commission (SPR) as soon as the DNS session ends next week.

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