As the deadline extended by the Election Commission of Pakistan for overseas Pakistanis to register as voters for I-voting in the upcoming by-election scheduled for October 14 expires today (Monday), only 6,319 expatriates have registered as voters in 37 constituencies. A day earlier, the ECP extended the deadline for registration of overseas Pakistanis till 9 am on Monday to register as many voters as possible. The commission had asked the overseas Pakistanis to take advantage of the extended time and ensure their registration so that they could vote in the upcoming by-election.
Data issued by the ECP reveals that so far, only 9,965 expatriate Pakistanis accessed the overseas system through the internet and created their accounts, and of them, only 6, 319 were registered as I-voters.
According to the ECP, as many as 364 complaints were received regarding internet voting registration system.
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