Final voter list by January - New registrations, claim, objections to be dealt with by November 30

Friday, November 16, 2018

AP Chief Electoral Officer R.P.Sisodia said that it has been targeted to publish the final voter list by January 4 after disposing of applications for new registrations and claims and objections by November 30.

He was participating as the Chief guest in a training programme for the Electoral Registration Officers and Assistant EROs on ERO-Net on Friday, he said every persona who attained 18 years as on January 1, 2019 was to be conferred the right to vote and the verification had to be essentially done in all booth level itself to make the overall job easy.

He said that polling booths were being mapped with the help of Geographic Information System to enable their easy identification by voters. The State had about 3.50 crore voters as of now and efforts were underway to revise the voter list to be prepared by the elections, he added.

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