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Counting

  • Counting Method

    When voting is finished, ballot boxes are sent to the counting centers and counting begins.
    Optical scan counters have been used since the 3rd general local elections in 2002.

  • Counting Procedures
    • Start of Counting

      When the ballot boxes arrive at the counting center, counting begins.

    • Process of Counting

      Opening ballot boxes => Unfolding ballot papers => Counting using the Optical Scan Ballot Sorting and Counting Machine => Examination, verification, tabulation (manual counting of unclassified ballot papers, examination of classified ballots) => Announcement of count results by voting district

    • End of Counting

      Announcement of count results by constituency, preparation of counting reports