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
ISLAMABAD: The Inter-Provincial Coordination Committee (IPCC) on Thursday formally agreed to the federal government’s proposal to allow the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to use provisional census data to carry out delimitation of constituencies under the Election Bill of 2017.
An official source privy to the IPCC meeting told Dawn … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday directed the chief secretary of Punjab to make arrangements for installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras at all polling stations in the National Assembly’s constituency NA-120 (Lahore) before the Sept 17 by-election.
According to an official announcement, the ECP issued the … more
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is racing against the clock for holding the next general election on time as The Election Bill 2016 – commonly known as electoral reforms bill – must be passed soon to enable the polls supervisory body to organise ‘historic elections’ in the country.… more
The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) on Tuesday finally informed the top election watchdog that it does not have the fingerprint record of more than 29,000 voters in the National Assembly constituency NA-120, Lahore where by-election is scheduled for September 17.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had … more
ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly on Tuesday passed ‘The Elections Bill, 2017’ aimed at bringing electoral reforms for conducting free, fair and transparent elections in the country.
Though the government ignored some amendments proposed by the opposition, a major portion of the legislation was approved unanimously.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, at … more
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has received from the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) data of voters registered in the National Assembly constituency NA-120 (Lahore).
The ECP plans to test-run biometric verification machines at selected polling stations during the upcoming by-poll for NA-120 slated for Sept 17. … more
ISLAMABAD – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday rejected the plea of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) to halt proceedings of foreign funding case till the Supreme Court’s decision on an identical case.
A five-member Commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (Retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza which heard the case … more