Updated draft voter list published

Country’s total voter 109.6m

Staff Correspondent

21 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The Election Commission (EC) published the update of the draft voter list on Monday.

The number of total voters in the country is 109.6 million, including 6.7million fresh votes, according to the updated draft voter list.

Brigadier General Mohammad Saidul Islam, director general of EC’s National Identity Registration Wing, disclosed the information at a press conference in EC headquarters of the capital.

The officer said that1.392 million dead voters were excluded this year. Of them, male voters were 0.832million and female 0.562 million.

The final list would be published on March 1.  Applications can be lodged until February 5 to correct the draft list, he said.

The number of voters in the country in the previous voter list was 104.2 million.

According to the new draft, 55,325,292 are male voters and 54,280,542 female while 353 are the members of the third gender community.