Election Newsletter

Issue No: 121 E – Alert Issue Date: 27-1-2020

January 26, 2020
New CEC to take oath tomorrow
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will become fully functional after the newly-nominated chief…

January 22, 2020
In a first, former bureaucrat picked as CEC
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: Former railways secretary Sikandar Sultan Raja will be the first-ever ex-bureaucrat to be heading the country’s apex electoral body…

 

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Issue No: 120 E – Alert Issue Date: 20-1-2020

January 18, 2020
PM suggests three names to Shahbaz for CEC slot
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: Deadlock over the appointment of the Chief Election Commis­sioner (CEC) and two members of the Election Commi­ssion of Pakistan (ECP) may end next week…

January 17, 2020
ECP appointments: Govt, opposition agree on members from Sindh, Balochistan
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The government and opposition have agreed on the names of members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from Sindh and Balochistan and the…

January 17, 2020
318 MPs suspended over failure to declare assets
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday suspended membership of 318 lawmakers over failure to submit their annual statements…

January 16, 2020
Govt, opposition likely to resolve ECP appointments’ issue
The News

ISLAMABAD: The government and opposition moving inches towards breaking the deadlock on the name of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) as opposition claimed…

January 16, 2020
Over 300 lawmakers fail to submit asset statements
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is set to suspend the membership of more than 300 lawmakers as they failed to submit annual statements of their assets…

 

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Issue No: 118 E – Alert Issue Date: 13-1-2020

January 10, 2020
ECP notifies election of minority member
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued a notification, declaring the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Ramesh Singh Arora…

 

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Issue No: 118 E – Alert Issue Date: 6-1-2020

January 03, 2020
ECP issues list: 600 MPs fail to submit details of assets, liabilities
The News

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday released a list of nearly 600 members of parliament and four provincial assemblies for their failure…

 

January 01, 2020
Rules change may end deadlock on ECP slots
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The stalemate on the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and two members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)…

 

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Issue No: 117 E – Alert Issue Date: 31-12-2019
Date: December 31, 2019

CEC, ECP members’ appointment: Govt, opposition agree to settle issue in parliament

The News

ISLAMABAD: The meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on the Appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Members of the Election Commission of…

 

Date: December 25, 2019

Parliamentary panel on CEC, ECP members fails to break deadlock

Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary panel on the appo­int­ment of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) met here on Tuesday…

 

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Issue No: 116 E – Alert Issue Date: 23-12-2019

December 22, 2019
Panel on ECP appointments drops plan to amend rules
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary committee on the appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)…

 

December 17, 2019
IHC gives 10 days to parliament to finalise ECP appointments issue
Pakistan Today

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday gave the parliament 10 more days to resolve the matter over two appointments in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)…

 

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Issue No: 115 E – Alert Issue Date: 16-12-2019

December 16, 2019
Deadlock persists over CEC, ECP members’ appointment
Pakistan Today

The government and the opposition parties on Monday failed to reach consensus over the appointment of the chief election commissioner (CEC)…

 

December 14, 2019
Deadlock persists over filling of posts in election commission
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The deadlock over the appointment of chief election com­m­i­­­s­­sioner and two members of the Elec­tion Commission of Pakistan persists as the government on Friday…

 

December 12, 2019
Appointments to election commission expected today
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The government and the opposition have reached close to an understanding under which candidate for the post of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) is most…

 

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Issue No: 114 E – Alert Issue Date: 09-12-2019

December 09, 2019
Opposition leader proposes names for CEC
Dawn News

PESHAWAR: Defence Minister Pervez Khattak said on Sunday that appointment of the chief election commissioner and members of the commission were likely to be finalised by…

 

December 07, 2019
ECP Punjab member takes oath as acting CEC
The Nation

ISLAMABAD: Member of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from Punjab Justice (retd) Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi took oath as acting Chief Election Commissioner (CEC)…

 

December 06, 2019
ECP stands non-functional as CEC retires
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has become non-functional with the retirement of Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza on…

 

December 05, 2019
IHC gives govt, opposition 10 days to finalise ECP appointments
The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Amid a brewing crisis spawned by sparring over two appointments in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the Islamabad High Court (IHC)…

 

December 04, 2019
No headway in appointment of two ECP members
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the parliamentary panel on appointment of two members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) ended on Tuesday without making any…

 

December 03, 2019
Parliamentary panel meets today to discuss ECP members names
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee meets on Tuesday (today) to consider nominations for members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from Sindh and Balochistan…

 

December 02, 2019
Parliamentary panel to consider nominees for ECP members tomorrow
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on Appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Members of the Election Commission of Pakistan will meet…

 

December 01, 2019
Opposition leader proposes names for CEC
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif through a letter…

 

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Issue No: 113 E – Alert Issue Date: 18-11-2019

December 01, 2019
Opposition leader proposes names for CEC
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif through a letter…

 

November 28, 2019
Over 12m female voters still unregistered: ECP secy
Pakistan Today

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoon on Friday said that over 12 million female voters were still unregistered across the country…

 

November 28, 2019
Sardar Raza calls for further empowering ECP
Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sardar Muhammad Raza on Wednesday called for amending law to further empower the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)…

 

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Issue No: 112 E – Alert Issue Date: 18-11-2019

November 24, 2019
PTI defeats PML-N in LA-III by-polls in Mirpu
Pakistan Today

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Barrister Sultan Mahmood Khan defeated the candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Chaudhry Sohaib Saeed, in the by-polls held in LA-III…

 

November 24, 2019
ECP asks 125 political parties to make own websites
The News

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday asked all political parties to present their constitution before public…

 

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Issue No: 111 E – Alert Issue Date: 18-11-2019

November 18, 2019
Shahzain wins NA-259 seat in re-polling with wide margin
Dawn News

QUETTA: Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) president Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti, who is a grandson of the late Nawab Akbar…

 

November 17, 2019
Re-polling in NA-259 today
Dawn News

QUETTA: Re-polling in 29 polling stations for the National Assembly seat NA-259 will be held on Sunday…

 

November 15, 2019
In light of IHC decision: Parliament rejects ECP members’ nomination
The News

ISLAMABAD: In a major development, the Senate and National Assembly Thursday rejected the government’s appointment of two members of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)…

 

November 12, 2019
ECP’s 2018 election report not being tabled in parliament
The News

ISLAMABAD: The federal and provincial governments have delayed the tabling of annual report of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), which also includes the major findings of post-election reviews of the polls held in 2018, it has been learnt…

 

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Issue No: 110 E – Alert Issue Date: 11-11-2019

November 07, 2019
Dadu by-election: Unofficial results put PPP’s candidate in the lead
The News

DADU: Unofficial results from the PS-86 by-election put PPP candidate in the lead while the PTI came in at number two…

 

November 05, 2019
IHC suspends ECP members’ appointment
Dawn News

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday suspended the presidential order of ‘controversial’ appointment of two members of the Election Commission of Pakistan…

 

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Issue No: 109 E – Alert Issue Date: 21-10-2019

October 18, 2019
PTI-AJK Mirpur by-polls to mark the beginning of a change in AJK
Business Recorder

MIRPUR (AJK): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) has expressed hope that the scheduled Nov. 24 bye-election in Mirpur city constituency LA-3 will prove to be the beginning of a change…

 

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Issue No: 108 E – Alert Issue Date: 14-10-2019

October 14, 2019
IHC to hear ECP members’ appointment case today
The Nation

ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) will today resume hearing in three identical petitions challenging the appointment of two members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)…

 

October 11, 2019
SHC turns down plea to stay bye-election
Business Recorder

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday turned down the plea to stay the bye-election on PS-11, Larkana due to incomplete Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)…

 

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Issue No: 107 E – Alert Issue Date: 07-10-2019

October 03, 2019
ECP members’ appointment case: IHC directs concerned parties to respond
The Nation

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and other concerned parties to submit their response on a petition filed by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) against appointment of two ECP members…

 

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