On the other side, petitioner's counsel Sheraz Zaka Advocate argued that the honourable Supreme Court directed in 2012 to include NOTA option in the ballot papers
so that maximum people could participate in elections.
A teacher at the secondary school, requesting anonymity, said Thursday was the first day for many students including Jabbar who went to his class and found ballot papers
inside his desk.
Then the voters are required to drop the green coloured ballot paper
in the box with a green lid and white paper in the box with a white lid.
It is pertinent to mention here that the process of printing of 220 million ballot papers
for the general election 2018 would be completed by July 20.
Postal voters in the constituencies of Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion, and Preseli Pembrokeshire being advised to wait for new ballot papers
to be sent to their home.
"Not putting candidate names on the regional ballot papers
, as was the case in 2011, weakens the link between the electors and the elected, makes our democracy more distant and faceless, and decreases transparency.
Barbara Lines from the Electoral Commission, the independent elections watchdog, has also advised voters to make sure they return their ballot papers
The voter will insert the marked half of the ballot paper
into an electronic scanner which will feed the information to a database to count votes cast.
"If anyone has placed only one ballot paper
into the envelope and then sealed it, they can either re-open the envelope, put the second ballot paper
inside and use sticky tape to reseal the envelope.
But Professor Mitchell said: "No constituency was immune from the rejected ballot paper
problem - it infected all of the Scottish constituencies.
Hartlepool's 68,000 electors are receiving a postal voting pack with four sections; a grey ballot paper
for the local elections, a white ballot paper
for the European Parliament elections, a declaration of identity form, and instructions on how to return the ballot paper
Paul Cavin, prosecuting, told the judge Bays took the woman's ballot paper
, and that of her husband, to the offices.