The draft of the photo electoral rolls was released in the district on Tuesday evening.

Releasing the voters list, District Collector C. Kamaraj said that the district has a total of 14,90,696 voters including 7.39 lakh women voters and 47 transgenders.

The Erode Corporation has a total of 3.12 lakh voters, while the municipalities in the district have 88,878 voters.

The Punjai Puliyampatti third grade municipality has a little over 12,000 voters.

Panchayats

The 44 town panchayats in the district have a total of 3.21 lakh voters, while the 14 panchayat unions have 7.55 lakh voters.

The rural local bodies in the district have a total of 2,524 Wards. The urban local bodies have 792 Wards.

Of them, the Erode Corporation has 60 wards, municipalities 102 Wards and town panchayats 630 Wards.

The administration decided to use 2,600 electronic voting machines to conduct elections for the urban local bodies in the district, the Collector said.

Ballot boxes

Over 6,000 ballot boxes would be used for the elections in the rural local bodies.

The administration had invited forms for the inclusion, deletion, change of address and correction in the photo electoral rolls.

The filled-in forms should be submitted at the respective taluk offices, officials said.

The draft electoral rolls after the summary revision was expected to be released on October 24, officials here said.

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