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    Election Held In Pakistan

  • Election tribunal orders re-election in NA-125, PP-155

    LAHORE: An election tribunal on Monday ordered re-election in Lahore's NA-125 and PP-155 constituencies after irregularities on the seats were proven during the 2013 general elections...

    PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique held a press conference soon after the election tribunal ordered re-election in the NA-125 constituency...

  • Election tribunal orders re-election in NA-154, deseats PML-N lawmaker

    MULTAN: Punjab election tribunal's commission on Wednesday announced its verdict in favour of Jahangir Tareen over a petition filed by the former secretary general of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) against alleged rigging in NA-154 (Lodhran) during the 2013 general elections...

    The tribunal deseated Pakistan Muslim League—Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Muhammad Siddique Khan Baloch and ordered re-election in the constituency...

  • PTI not eligible for allotment of election symbol: Election Commission

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in a statement on Friday said that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is not eligible to be issued a election symbol in the upcoming general elections as it has failed to hold intra-party elections...

    Therefore, according to the Section 14 of the same act, PTI is no longer eligible for "allotment of election symbol in the ensuing elections", the statement added...

  • Caretaker PM, chief election commissioner meet to discuss election

    The chief election commissioner (CEC), retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza, on Tuesday called on the caretaker prime minister, retired Justice Nasirul Mulk, at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to discuss the arranges for the upcoming general elections...

    "The prime minister reiterated that the caretaker government was firmly committed to providing all possible assistance to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) towards holding...

  • Chief Election Commissioner satisfied with election arrangements after visit to ECP control room

    Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza and Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoob on Sunday visited the 'monitoring and control room' formed by the commission to receive complaints on election day...

    The two were given a briefing regarding the arrangements made for election day, and expressed satisfaction over the same...

  • Re-election to be held at 17 Swabi polling stations

    SWABI: Re-election would be held in Swabi district at 15 polling stations for women and two for men in nine union councils on July 5, sources in the district office of the Election Commission of Pakistan said on Friday...

    They said that according to information collected by the officials the women were either prevented or they failed to participate in the election due to different reasons...

  • Next election to be held on July 25

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had sent a summary to the president on May 21, proposing holding of 2018 general elections on any date between July 25 and 27...

    Under Section 57 (1) of the Elections Act, 2017, the president announces the date for elections in consultation with the ECP and the commission is required to announce the schedule for polls within seven days of the announcement of election date...

  • Presidential election to be held on Sept 4: ECP

    With less than a month left before the expiry of President Mamnoon Hussain's term, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday issued a schedule for the presidential election, setting Sept 4 as the day of the ballot...

    According to the Constitution, the presidential election must be held at least a month prior to the expiry of the incumbent's term, which in this case would have been August 8...

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