Ernakulam voters’ list to be out by October 19

Staff Reporter

KOCHI: District Collector M. Beena has said that the final voters’ list for the upcoming byelection to the Ernakulam Assembly constituency would be published on October 19.

A copy of the list would be made available to political parties on the same day.

Time to apply for inclusion of names in the voters’ list expired on Monday.

Scrutiny and collection of evidence on applications would last till October 18. People would cast votes in 137 polling booths across the district. In addition to security personnel, about 800 employees would be deployed for election duty.

The notification for the byelection to be held on November 7 will be issued on Wednesday. Nominations will be received between October 14 and 21.

Nominations will be scrutinized on October 22. The last date for withdrawing nominations is October 24.

Results will be out on November 10.