Friday, July 1, 2022

ECP received 16 complaints during Balochistan LG voting

During the local government (LG) election in Balochistan on Sunday, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) received a total of 16 complaints regarding the voting process.

The Chief Election Commissioner Sultan Sikandar Raja, the Secretary of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), and the Special Secretaries are currently supervising the voting process.

According to the statement made by the ECP, 13 of the 16 complaints that were received have been handled, and orders have been given for the resolution of the other three concerns.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has given instructions to the DROs, ROs, and security officials to maintain vigilance, and it has instructed that work on the results should begin as soon as polling time ends.

In addition to this, the country’s highest election authority has been instructed to distribute copies of the results to the polling agents who worked the election.

The Balochistan LG elections had a total of 5,226 polling locations, with 576 designated for male voters and 562 designated for female voters. A total of 3,552,398 people who are registered to vote are participating in the elections.

1974 polling statements have been labeled as sensitive, while 2034 remarks have been labeled as highly sensitive. The voting procedure is being overseen by a special secretary from the Election Commission’s office in Balochistan at this time.

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Earlier in the day, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) dismissed a request by the administration of Balochistan to delay elections for local governments in the province.

During the course of the hearing, the Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja stated that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) could not revoke its decision to hold local government elections and that the matter would be brought before the Supreme Court of Pakistan if the provincial authorities provided an acceptable justification for not holding the elections.

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