Thursday December 09, 2021

ECP To Hold LB Polls Via EMVs in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to hold local bodies elections in Islamabad via electronic voting machines (EVMs) following legislation passed by the Parliament, making it obligatory for the election body to hold polls through the machines.

According to sources privy to the matter, the ECP has written a letter to the ministry of science and technology for the provision of 3900 EVMs.

It emerged that the ECP would use EVM for the election of Islamabad mayor as the election body said in its letter that after an ordinance, they are bound to use it for the local bodies elections

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