The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed the provincial election commissioners to initiate the process for revising electoral rolls from December 15, for the upcoming 2018 general elections.
The ECP issued a notification in this regard, asking for the exclusion of names of deceased voters from the voter lists, … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday launched a project aimed at bridging the gap of over 12 million between male and female registered voters in the country.
According to the electoral rolls of September 2017, of the 97.02m citizens registered as voters, 54.60m are men (56.27 per … more
The Election Commission of Pakistan Additional Secretary Dr Akhtar Nazir on Thursday said that all the necessary arrangements have been completed for the 2018 general elections but the electronic voting machines (EVMs) will not be used due to technical difficulties and lack of time.
He was addressing a media workshop … more
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday passed the 24th Constitution Amendment Bill 2017 by a 242-1 vote, paving the way for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to carry out fresh delimitation of constituencies ahead of the next general elections on the basis of provisional census data.
In a major … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday transferred and posted dozens of officers in a major reshuffle ahead of the 2018 general elections.
A total of 86 officers, including district and regional election commissioners and deputy directors in grades 17 and 18, were transferred via a notification. Of the … more
PESHAWAR: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Additional Secretary Zafar Iqbal on Wednesday said that in the next general elections, the voters will cast their votes in the constituency of which he/she has given the address on CNIC.
Addressing a media workshop here, he said that ECP is introducing electoral reforms … more
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly is finally set to pass a crucial constitutional amendment bill on Thursday (today) seeking fresh delimitation of constituencies ahead of the upcoming general elections on the basis of provisional results of the population census.
Talking to reporters after presiding over a meeting of parliamentary leaders, National … more
The centre and the provinces on Monday reached a consensus on the need to enact legislation on delimitation of constituencies in the light of the latest census results, “averting a looming constitutional crisis”, according to the Prime Minister Office.
The development came at a meeting of the Council of … more
The recent experience of conducting exit polls in the by-elections for two National Assembly constituencies has yielded encouraging results, giving hope that the trend would further pick up in the 2018 general elections
Exit polls have become part and parcel of elections in most of the developed countries, as well … more
ISLAMABAD: Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has expressed its concern over delay in constitution of Balochistan Provincial Finance Commission (PFC). Seven years since new local government law was passed and Balochistan still doesn’t have a PFC award.
Expressing CPDI’s point of view through a press statement Amer … more