Election

PM picks Khattak to probe election ‘rigging’

PM picks Khattak to probe election ‘rigging’

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday appointed Defence Minister Pervez Khattak to head the parliamentary committee tasked with probing alleged rigging during general elections held in July,The ruling party and the opposition will submit names of their committee nominees to National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser. The speaker will then select and appoint lawmakers to the committee. […]

PTI’s Arif Alvi officially declared winner of 13th presidential election

PTI’s Arif Alvi officially declared winner of 13th presidential election

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday officially declared Dr Arif Alvi of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) as the winner of yesterday’s presidential election. Dr Alvi was declared as the 13th president of Pakistan after an official count showed he had managed to bag the most number of votes from among the three candidates, Jamiat […]

ECP uploads Form 45, others containing election results data on its website

ECP uploads Form 45, others containing election results data on its website

The Elec­tion Commission of Pakistan has uploaded all forms containing data of results of the July 25 general elections on its website. According to a press release issued by the commission, the results prepared by presiding officers are available on the site as Form 45. Form 45 is the ‘Result of the Count’ showing the number […]

Women herded to polling station to meet condition of election law

Women herded to polling station to meet condition of election law

PESHAWAR: The women, barred from voting in general elections for long, were forced to cast vote to save results of a constituency from becoming null and void yet many in conservative areas of the province preferred to stick to their old tradition of not casting vote. After promulgation of Election Act, 2017 that required Election […]

Asghar Ali Mubarak candidate NA 62 RAWALPINDI CONGRATULATE TO SHEIKH RASHID AHMED VICTORY IN NATIONAL ELECTION 2018

Asghar Ali Mubarak candidate NA 62 RAWALPINDI CONGRATULATE TO SHEIKH RASHID AHMED VICTORY IN NATIONAL ELECTION 2018

Islamabad: Asghar Ali Mubarak a candidate for National Assembly Pakistan Awami League for NA 62 RAWALPINDI visited the LAL HAVELI RAJA BAZAAR RAWALPINDI TO CONGRATULATE SHEIKH RASHID AHMED VICTORY IN NATIONAL ELECTION 2018 ALONG WITH A BOX OF CHOCOLATES AND SWEET ON THURSDAY MORNING

ECP explains what would count as valid or invalid vote on election day

ECP explains what would count as valid or invalid vote on election day

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has explained what would count as a valid or an invalid vote when the country goes to the polls on Wednesday, DawnNewsTVreported. In a letter addressed to presiding officers, the ECP listed down the requirements that a ballot paper would have to meet in order to be included in the […]

Currency crisis tops agenda for whoever wins Pakistan election

Currency crisis tops agenda for whoever wins Pakistan election

ISLAMABAD: Whoever wins the upcoming election in Pakistan will have to urgently resolve a currency crisis that threatens to put the brakes on the fast-growing economy, with the most likely solution being another bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Pakistan’s economy expanded at 5.8% in the last fiscal year, its quickest pace in 13 years, but the […]

Election rigging 101: How to steal a mandate

Election rigging 101: How to steal a mandate

The general perception is that apart from the elections that were held in 1970 — which saw the then-East Pakistan break away from the West — none of the elections in Pakistan have really been “free” or “fair”. The Free and Fair Election Network’s (Fafen) General Secretary, Sarwar Bari, agrees. Historically speaking, election rigging in […]

With polls looming, KP police given less than 50pc of funds needed for election day security

With polls looming, KP police given less than 50pc of funds needed for election day security

A severe lack of funds provided to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police force in the run-up to the elections has raised fears that security arrangements for the polls ─ just six days away ─ in the province will be greatly affected. Police high-ups told DawnNewsTV on Thursday that despite the police department submitting a Rs369 million election […]

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