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ECP registers voters 105 million for general elections 2018

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has so far registered 105,955,407 voters including 59,224,262 males and 46,731,145 females for upcoming general elections scheduled to be held on July 25.

According to the ECP’s official data, there are as many as 4,299,494 registered voters in Balochistan including 2,486,230 male and 1,813,264 female.

In Punjab the number of voters is 60,672,868 including, 33,679,992 male and 26,992,876 female.

While, in Sindh total voters are 22,391,244. After the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, total voters in the area are 17,826,453 including 10,213,733 male and 7612,720 female.

Whereas, in federal capital total voter are 765,348 including 407,463 male and 357,885 female.

The ECP in collaboration with NADRA provides SMS service for the public to facilitate the eligible voters to check their registration status.

Public can get the information by entering CNIC number and sending the text message to the number 8300. An automated response will be received in this regard with the name of electoral area, block code and serial number.

According to the recent report, the ECP has decided to set up 14,487 display centers across the country allowing voters to check their names and other details, figuring out any objections and make the necessary corrections prior the day of the event.

The commission has organised a number of 7,928 display and information centers in Punjab, 2,585 in Sindh 2,545 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including FATA and 1,429 in Baluchistan.

As many as 8.1 million new voters are added to the list. According to the data, there is 21% increase in numbers from the last general election’s voter list. The country’s population stands at 207.7 million.

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