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ECP to reconsider use of electronic machines in upcoming elections

ISLAMABAD: Electronic voting seemed still a distant dream in Pakistan as the Election Commission of Pakistan has proposed to review the decision about use of electronic voting machines (EVMS) and biometric verification machines (BVMs) in the upcoming general election. Sources said the ECP feared that hackers can sabotage election process in the country in the same way as they had done in France by hacking data on a large scale. They said the commission would review the use of modern technologies in elections in its…

ECP plans using Electronic Voting Machines in by-elections

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will begin using the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) on trial basis in the by-elections, said Secretary ECP  Babar Yaqub Fateh Muhammad on Tuesday. Speaking during the inaugural ceremony of five week long training of election officers in Islamabad, the secretary said that District Voters Education Committees have also been revived for general awareness of voters and better coordination of ECP staff with the voters. Read More: Electoral Reforms: Parliament body orders…

ECP proposes use of electronic vote machines in next polls

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has decided to use electronic voting machines in the next general election in the country, ARY News reported on Thursday. The ECP has decided to introduce reforms in the electoral system including use of electronic voting machine and biometric system in next general elections, the sources at the election commission said. The commission will announce its proposed reforms plan today, sources said. The commission has decided to reform the electoral system after the feedback of…