96% of Pakistanis who voted said ink was put on their thumbs after voting, Poll

May 30, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 96% of Pakistanis who voted said ink was put on their thumbs after voting.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “After you voted, was ink put on your thumb?” Responding to this, 96% said yes and 3% said no. However, 1% did not give a response.

The study was released by Gilani foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2570 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during May 13, 2013 – May 20, 2013. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.