Exercising Your Right to Vote is an Important Civic Duty

Exercising your right to vote is an important civic duty that allows you to participate in the democratic process and have a say in shaping the future of your State and country. By casting your vote, you can help elect leaders who align with your values and policies and contribute to the decision-making process on various issues.

Here are some key points to consider when exercising your right to vote:

  1. Register to vote: Ensure you are registered as a voter in your State. Check the requirements and deadlines for voter registration to ensure you are eligible to vote in upcoming elections.
  2. Stay informed: Educate yourself about the candidates, their positions, and the issues at stake. Read about their policies, attend campaign events, watch debates, and study reliable news sources to make an informed decision.
  3. Understand the process: Familiarise yourself with the voting procedures in your area.
  4. Know the voting day: Be aware of the scheduled election day or the deadline for submitting your ballot. Make sure to plan your schedule accordingly, so you can allocate time to vote without any obstacles.
  5. Bring identification: You are required to bring along your original MyKad to prove your identity when you go to vote. Voters can check their polling location andΒ voting channels from July 17Β atΒ the link http://mysprsemak.spr.gov.my or the SPR hotline at 03-88927018/7218/7124 or through the MySPR Semak application.
  6. Encourage others: Discuss the importance of voting with your family, friends, and colleagues. Encourage them to participate and exercise their right to vote as well. Engaging in respectful conversations about politics and elections can help create a more informed and engaged society.

Remember, voting is a fundamental right that allows you to have a voice in the decision-making process. By actively participating in elections, you can help shape the future and contribute to a functioning democracy.