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Views are divided on whether through postal ballots or via internet will increase voter turn-out. More than 50% are skeptical. Gilani Poll/Gallup Pakistan

Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan Views are divided on whether through postal ballots or via internet will increase voter turn-out. More than 50% are skeptical.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “Imagine that there’s a facility to vote via internet. In your opinion will the voter turn-out increase or will there be no difference?” Responding to this 38% believe that the vote bank will increase with the facility to vote via internet whereas 51% believe it will make no difference. However 11% did not give a view.

Question: “Imagine that there’s a facility to vote via internet. In your opinion will the voter turnout increase or will there be no difference?”

In a related survey, a nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked: “Imagine that there’s a facility to vote through postal ballot.

In your opinion will the voter turnout increase or will there be no difference? Responding to this 30% believe that the vote bank will increase with the facility to vote through post whereas 55% believe it will make no difference. However 15% did not give a view.

Question: “Imagine that there’s a facility to vote through postal ballot. In your opinion will the voter turn-out increase or will there be no difference?”

For more information, contact:
Gilani research Foundation
Ms. Fatima Idrees
Group Manager
E-mail: fatima.idrees@gilanifoundation.com
Phone: +92-51-2655630

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