The display of the Provisional Register takes place at all polling stations. During the exhibition period, the registers are placed at centers for voters to verify their details as captured during the registration exercise. Voters have the privilege to request for amendment, replacement of poor quality or damaged voter identification cards or make insertions of names where necessary.
In addition, qualified persons are given the opportunity to raise objection to names of unqualified persons (the deceased, minors and non-citizens) on the Provisional Voter’s Register at the centers. The exercise is conducted in accordance with Regulation 23(1) of C.I 91.
The Legal framework – Regulation 23 of C. I. 91
Compilation of provisional voters’ register
The Commission shall, not later than three months from the end of the registration period, compile and display the provisional voters’ register in the country, stating the name, age, sex, residential address and showing the photograph of each person whose application for registration was accepted at a registration centre.
The display of the Provisional Voters Register usually takes place at the polling stations, designated as Exhibition Centres, where the voters were registered.
During the period of exhibition, the provisional register is placed at the Exhibition Centre for prospective voters to verify their details as captured during the registration exercise and make requests for amendments or inclusion where necessary.
Requests that could be made at the Exhibition Centres include:
- Inclusion of omitted names
- Objection to names of deceased voters on the register
- Replacement of poor quality or damaged voter ID cards.
- Change of names
- Change of wrong registration Centre codes
- Amendments to registration details as a result of clerical error.
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