New record in turnout and rejected votes

CHITRAL, May 13: As much as 63 per cent turnout was recorded in the May 11 elections in Chitral. However, the number of rejected votes was also a record high. voteAs per information gathered from the offices of the returning officers of one national assembly (NA-32) and two provincial assembly (PK-89 and 90) constituencies, out of the total 206,910 registered voters, as many as 131,520 cast their votes raising the turnout rate to 63.56 percent. ChitralToday. Out of the votes polled, 6574 were declared invalid by the polling staff on technical ground which is 5 percent of the total polled votes. Two hundred and fifty seven polling stations had been established in the length and breadth of the district to facilitate the voters.–Zahiruddin]]>

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