Those ballots, which were properly kept when they were retrieved by the PET had already been revised and recounted
," he said.
When the RO completed the recount of 188, of 209, polling stations, on Thursday, Ms Raza asked for ending the process, saying that the ballot papers of the remaining 21 stations had been recounted
on the orders of the Lahore High Court (LHC) right after the July 25 elections under which PML-N's Qutab Ali Baba was declared winner with a lead of 17 votes.
Among the polling stations whose votes were recounted
include Aonge Dhiang', Wang'e Long'o, Thim Lich, God Bim and Got Kachola.According to Mr Biko, the recount of votes in the polling stations should answer queries raised by Mr Odiso in the case.
Most votes will be recounted
using optical scan machines.
The votes will be recounted
at the polling stations No.
They also questioned why the votes for all 10 School Committee candidates had to be recounted
when the purpose of the recount was to determine whether Ms.
None of the recounted
precincts would be ones where the near-impossible ballot ratios of 100 to 1 had been observed.
Similar arguments may be grounded in the Florida Supreme Court's focus on undervotes, which might be said to be unfair to those whose ballots were rejected as "overvotes" (with more than one presidential vote apparently marked on the ballot), or in the fact that all ballots, rather than just the undervotes, were recounted
in some but not all counties.
Dec 8: Florida Supreme Court orders a broader recount than Gore had asked for, saying any ballot which failed to register a vote on machine must be recounted
in all 67 counties.
'At the moment, the candidate plaintiffs (Bush and Cheney) are suffering no serious harm, let alone irreparable harm, because they have been certified as the winners of Florida's electoral votes notwithstanding the inclusion of manually recounted
ballots,' the court said.
The lawyer said the PET will proceed with Negros Oriental once all the ballots from Camarines Sur, Robredo's home province, were all recounted
The counsel for Mr Rafique, Sardar Aslam, argued that votes could be recounted
in any constituency where the margin of success was less than five per cent of the total votes polled.
"The recount of the votes in the queried polling stations shall help in fast-tracking the case to its conclusion," said lawyer Okong'o.Among the polling stations whose votes will be recounted
include Aonge Dhiang', Wang'e Long'o, Thim Lich, God Bim and Got Kachola.