2018 General Elections to be held on 25 – 27, July

President Mr. Mamnoon Hussian today announced the election dates for 2018 General Election. The elections will be held during 25th to 27th of July, 2018, according to the schedule prepared by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has finalized the final electoral rolls, symbols along-with a final list of constituencies.

Final Electoral Rolls

Province

Male Voters

Female Voters

Total Voters

Balochistan

2,486,230

1,813,264

4,299,494

FATA

1,507,902

1,002,252

2,510,154

Federal Area

407,463

357,885

765,348

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

8,705,831

6,610,468

15,316,299

Punjab

3,3679,992

2,6992,876

60,672,868

Sindh

1,2436,844

9,954,400

22,391,244

Grand Total

59,224,262

46,731,145

105,955,407

Furthermore the Election Commission of Pakistan for the 2018 polls has registered a total 110 political parties who will field their candidates for election.

Of the total parties, 17 parties from Karachi, 21 parties from Lahore, 8 from Quetta and 22 parties from Islamabad have been registered.

Overall, politicians from across the country will contest for votes on 272 National Assembly constituencies and 577 Provincial Assemblies from across the country. Process for assigning symbols to political parties and independent individuals has already been finalized. A total 330 symbols in all forms and shapes have been assigned to the candidates.

Election Commission has also uploaded marked maps of constituencies along with their territorial boundaries of each district across the country.

Schedule of 2018 General Elections

SI No.

Events

Date

1.

Public Notice to be issued by the Returning Officer

01.06.2018

2.

Dates for filing nomination papers with the Returning Officer by the candidates

02.06.2018 to 06.06.2018

3.

Publication of names of the nominated candidates

07.06.2018

4.

Last date of scrutiny of nomination papers by the Returning Officer

14.06.2018

5.

Last date for the filing appeals against decisions of the Returning Officer rejecting/accepting the nomination papers

19.06.2018

6.

Last date of deciding of appeals by the Appellate Tribunal

26.06.2018

7.

Publication of revised list of candidates

27.06.2018

8.

Last date for withdrawal of candidature and Publication of revised list of candidates

28.06.2018

9.

Allotment of Election symbol to contesting candidates

29.06.2018

10.

Polling Day

25.07.2018 to 27.07.2018

 

Posted on: 2018-05-27T04:25:00+05:00