ECP calls for timely passage of election bill


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

ECP gets NA-120 voters data to test-run biometric machines

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

ECP rejects PTI plea to halt foreign funding case

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