ECP extends date for vote registration till Saturday

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 24 (DNA): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has
extended the date for vote registration, transfer and data correction
till Saturday.

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the election
commission chaired by Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja
in Islamabad Tuesday for the convenience of the general public.

“October 25, 2023, has been the last date of registration, transfer,
correction and discharge of vote,” a spokesperson of the Election
Commission of Pakistan said today.

Each Pakistani citizen of 18 years or above could seek information about
his or her vote by sending CNIC number on 8300-helpline, ECP said. “All
citizens including women, members of minorities, handicapped persons and
transgender could ensure their registration as voters,” ECP spokesman
said.

“In case of incorrect registration or any mistake, citizens should visit
the district election commission office.”

“Electoral rolls will freeze after Oct 25 with no more registration or
transfer of vote after the date,” spokesperson said.

ECP spokesperson said that Form 21 for registration or transfer of vote
has been present at website of the election commission. “With signature
and thumb impression submit Form 21 at the district election commission
office,” spokesperson advised.

“A head of family could also submit forms of his family members,”
spokesman said. “Your vote could only be registered with permanent or
temporary residential address given in the identity card”, he added. DNA