Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has formally approved a plan on the revision of electoral rolls for the year 2016.

Under the plan, all new national identity card holders will be made part of the electoral rolls and all disqualified voters will be excluded from the rolls.

According to the plan, a 20-day door-to-door verification campaign will be carried out from 10th August to 29th August, which will be followed by 21 days of display process starting from 20th September.  For the said purpose verifying officials shall visit the permanent addresses of the new CNIC holders for their verification.

Simultaneously, door-to-door verification of all deceased voters shall also be carried out for their deletion off the rolls.

After door-to-door verification, the lists shall be displayed at designated display centers, offices of District Election Commissioners, Registration Officers and Assistant Registration Officers for public inspection.

General public and voters will be able to check their vote status by sending their CNIC number to 8300 SMS through their mobile phones.

Applications for enrollment, transfer, correction and deletion of votes could be submitted on prescribed forms at designated display centres, offices of District Election Commissioners, Registration Officers and Assistant Registration Officers.