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  • Friday 19, October 2018

ECP constitutes teams to monitor by-polls

ECP constitutes teams to monitor by-polls

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday constituted monitoring teams for the upcoming by-polls.

According to the details, a total of 27 teams will be monitor the by-elections. The monitoring teams will be deployed to their assigned constituencies two days before the polls and will stay till the results.

Moreover the teams will examine the distribution of polling equipment and training of the polling staff. On the day of the by-polls, the teams will also review security arrangements.

The result transmission system (RTS) and votes of the overseas Pakistanis will also be monitored by the teams in addition to the process of tabulation and compilation of results. The by-elections will be held on October 14 in 35 constituencies of the national and provincial assemblies.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has also started the process of issuing passcodes to overseas voters who have been registered through i-voting for the October 14 by-polls.

The passcodes will be valid from 8am to 5pm Pakistan Standard Time, sources.