ISLAMABAD – The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that restored the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat declaration for electoral candidates amid demand of lawmakers for launching an impartial probe to fix responsibility for tampering with the declaration form.
The bill that has amended the Elections Act, 2017 was unanimously … more
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday unanimously adopted amendments to the recently passed Elections Act, 2017, restoring the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat declaration for candidates, as well as the two clauses on the status of Ahmadis, in their original form.
The amendments were tabled by Law Minister Zahid Hamid a day after Speaker … more
ISLAMABAD: As many as 698 parliamentarians so far have submitted the yearly statements of assets and liabilities of their own, their spouses and their dependents with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
According to an ECP official, out of the total, 79 Senators, 216 Members of the National Assembly, 187 … more
ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday decided to increase the number of polling stations for 2018 general elections. It was decided that in the light new legislation, the existing number of 69,000 polling stations will be increased up to 100,000.
The decision was taken in ECP’s Planning Committee … more
Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday issued a list of 32 eligible political parties, who have submitted their details of intra-party election and accounts with the commission.
According to an official of ECP, any such political party which had failed to submit party’s account statements within due time would not … more
LAHORE: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday arranged a session to impart training about the usage of Biometric Machines to the polling staff of NA-120.
The session was held at the Punjab ECP Office in which IT officers trained the polling staff.
According to an ECP spokesperson, as … more
LAHORE: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has asked all the political parties and the candidates for NA-120 by-election to follow the provisions of law and exercise self-restraint for holding the polling in an orderly and peaceful manner on September 17.
According to an ECP official, the campaign for by-election … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has set September 30 as the last date of filing yearly statements of assets and liabilities for MNAs and MPAs. This is a mandatory requirement under Section 42A of the Representation of the People Act, 1976 and Section 25A of the Senate (Election) … more
LAHORE – The Election Commission of Pakistan has declared the alleged 29,000 bogus votes in the electoral rolls of NA-120 as genuine while maintaining that they will not be omitted from the voters list.
PTI, on the other hand, has challenged the decision in the Lahore High Court on the … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan expects from parliament to enact electoral reforms bill by the end of this month in order to get the commission ready for on time 2018 general elections.
The ECP foresees next elections on July 31 or August 1st next year in case the assemblies … more