Conduct For Senate Elections Tomorrow

Senate Elections in Pakistan Tomorrow

Senate Elections in Pakistan Tomorrow

Senate Elections in Pakistan Tomorrow: Election Commission is an independent institution with an obligation to ensure that whenever elections take place they are as per rules and procedures of the House. Senate Elections will be held in Islamabad tomorrow where 136 contestants will be elected for 52 vacant senate seats.

Upon the retiring of 52 Senators on March 11, Elections on 52 seats in the Upper House (Senate) will take place tomorrow where the polling will begin at 9 am and continue till 4 pm. It is important to mention some of the prominent senators bidding farewell to the House. They are Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Leader of the Opposition Aitzaz Ahsan, Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Farhatullah Babar, Azam Swati abd Kamran Michael.

Out of 135 contesting candidates for the senate elections in Islamabad, 12 from 53 contesting senators from Punjab(20) and Sindh(33), 11 from 52 members from KPK(27) & Balochistan (25), 4 from FATA and 2 members from the federal capital will be finally elected in the polls.

Under the directives issued by Election Commission of Pakistan, each member of national assembly and provincial assemblies have been informed to bring their Secretariat Cards along. The whole affair will be under the strict supervision of Rangers and Frontier Corps personnel. ECP has already released the final list for 2018 Senate Elections. A total of 136 candidates will be contesting for 52 seats. All candidates are required to reach polling stations through a designated passage. Mobile phones will not be allowed in the House throughout the voting time.

Conduct For Senate Elections Tomorrow

Conduct For Senate Elections Tomorrow. To ensure secrecy of ballot paper and the vote, no voter will share the vote privacy and no one is allowed to take issued ballot paper outside the polling station. In case these orders are not followed, members will have to face imprisonment for two years with a fine up to Rs. 100,000.

During the polling hours, ECP has authorized returning officers to work as magistrates with the right to call off voting and to take any action that effects the quality of electoral process. They can also announce penalties to any member involved in the manipulation of ballot papers and can cancel it accordingly.

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