Pakistan polls: 1.67 million votes rejected, says report

Aug 05, 2018, 11:15 IST | Agencies

A ballot is rejected from the count if it does not clearly show which candidate has been marked by the voter or more than one candidate have been marked

Pakistan polls: 1.67 million votes rejected, says report
Out of 100 mn voters, only 51 per cent exercised their franchises

A total of 1.67 million votes cast across Pakistan in the 2018 general election were rejected, which was 11.7 per cent more than that of the 1.5 million ballots discarded in the 2013 polls, according to an independent election watchdog report.

A ballot is rejected from the count if it does not clearly show which candidate has been marked by the voter or more than one candidate have been marked.

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