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Harnessing Data for Automatic Voter Registration

Eshaan Menon, Tech Lead for Parlimen Digital & Corporate Engineer

06-Apr-21 14:00

Harnessing Data for Automatic Voter Registration

Automatic voter registration has been turned into a contentious issue in implementing the landmark Undi18 Bill. After several statements were made by some quarters saying that it would be difficult to implement, the Election Commission has come out to say that Undi18 and automatic voter registration would only be done after September 1st, 2022. We speak with the tech lead for Parlimen Digital, Eshaan Menon, to understand what exactly goes into automatic voter registration, and how long it really takes to complete.

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Produced by: Hezril Asyraaf

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann


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Categories:  PoliticsSocial Issueslaw & legal mattersTechnologyMedical Innovation and TechnologyTech

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestUNDI18Automatic Voter RegistrationUNDI18 delayGE15Parlimen Digitaldatavoter verificationpolitical transparencyElection Commissiondata migration


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