As many as 52859 postal ballots have been received back by 6th December 2022 (i.e approximately 87 percent) by the returning officers all over the state revealed Chief Electoral Officer, (CEO) Maneesh Garg here today.
Also, the overall number of postal ballots issued to the employees on election duty increased by nearly 11% in 2022 as compared to 2017.
Accordingly, the postal ballots of such employees received back in VSE 2022, as compared to 2017 elections has registered an increase of nearly 17% percent. The postal ballots received of employees on election duty were 45126 in 2017 whereas in present assembly elections the number of postal ballots received by Monday evening are 52859, stated CEO. *__Other than this, 38207 postal ballots from absentee voters and 21768 postal ballots from service voters have been received so far, taking the total number of postal ballots to 1,12,834*