PTI leads in Karachi by-polls, loses Peshawar seat

KARACHI/PESHAWAR: In another setback to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf after the last week by-polls, the ruling party in Sunday’s by-polls lost a Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa Assembly seat in Peshawar though its candidates were leading on both the National and Sindh Assembly seats in Karachi as counting was under way till late hours.… more

ECP issues notifications of 22 by-poll winners

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday issued notifications of 22 candidates who had won the Oct 14 by-elections held on 35 seats of national and provincial assemblies.

A spokesman for the ECP said the notifications of the remaining 13 successful candidates had been withheld as they had … more

I-voting website survives cyber attacks

ISLAMABAD: The website dedicated to provide overseas Pakistanis with a right of internet voting sustained multiple cyber attacks, sources told Geo News.

Voting for by-election on 35 national and provincial assemblies commenced at 8am across the country, with more than 300 candidates, including some political bigwigs, in the running.

According … more

PP-217 by-polls schedule announced

MULTAN: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced schedule for by-election in PP-217 Multan-VII after the disqualification of MPA Salman Naeem.

According to the ECP, aspiring candidates can submit nomination papers from October 19 to 22 and scrutiny of the papers would be completed by October 26. The candidates … more

ECP urged to make post-election review

Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) urged the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to carry out an in-depth post-election review exercise.

In a letter written to Election Commission of Pakistan Secretary Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad, the CPDI Executive Director Amer Ejaz highlighted the challenges that ECP faced in pre and post-election … more