Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) FR Kharkongor on Tuesday said that over 54,000 new voters have enrolled themselves in the state during the last year.
He further informed that the number of voters in Meghalaya has increased by 54, 712 in a year.
''Of 54,000 new voters, around 35, 980 are in the age group of 18-19 years,'' the Meghalaya CEO added.
Notably, with the addition of the new voters, the total number of electorate in Meghalaya is now 20,81570.
According to Kharkongor, there are now 10,28,395 male voters and 10, 53,173 female voters which show that number of female voters is slightly higher.
The final electoral roll was published on January 14.