ECP declares 115,100 dead voters alive again

Islamabad: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Saturday announced that it has added 115,100 voters who were ‘shown dead’ to the voters’ list after going through the confirmation process. According to public documents, 115,100 voters were added to the list of dead people due to a mistake in typing, but after re-verification, the voters have been inducted into the electoral lists. ECP has directed all the field offices to assure the publication of the voters’ list after verification on August 25.

In the first verification drive, 3208895 voters were declared dead while 3093 877 voters were declared dead after the re-verification campaign. The ECP document show that voters declared dead were included in the list due to a typing error and after re-verification, the voters were added to the electoral roll.

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