Counting of votes in 28 centres across state : Chief Electoral Officer

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Counting of votes in 28 centres across state : Chief Electoral Officer

Counting of votes in 28 centres across state : Chief Electoral Officer

Sandhya   ¦    May 15, 2014 04:18:00 PM (IST)

Newskarnataka - Bangalore

Bangalore: Counting of votes polled for the 16th Lok Sabha elections will be held in 3064 tables in 28 centres across the state on May 16, informed Anil Kumar Jha, Chief Electoral Officer of Karnataka.

Counting of votes in 28 centres across state : Chief Electoral Officer-1Speaking to reporters here on Thursday May 15, Jha said the counting process will begin at 8 am and that 10,000 counting staff have been deputed for the purpose across the state.

There are a total of 28 counting centres, each centre having eight rooms and each room having 14 tables. Every table will have four staff including an observer, micro observer, a supervisor and a counting staff. The entire process will be video recorded, Jha informed.

The postal ballots will be counted first and then the counting of votes polled in EVMs will be done. The counting will be held for 15-16 rounds and the results will be announced by afternoon, Jha said.