Illegal Canvassing, Lack of Critical Election Materials Mark PP-20 By-Election

Illegal Canvassing, Lack of Critical Election Materials Mark PP-20 By-Election

ISLAMABAD, January 09, 2018: Despite an improved legal and regulatory framework, electoral irregularities, procedural violations and weak enforcement characterized the low-turnout by-election of PP-20 Chakwal-I held on Tuesday, which otherwise remained peaceful, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). This was the first by-election held under the Elections Act, 2017 which came into force in…

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Opposition Withdraws No Confidence Motion Against Balochistan CM

ISLAMABAD, January 9, 2018: The Balochistan Assembly’s session was prorogued on Tuesday after the opposition lawmakers withdrew No Confidence Motion against the Chief Minister over the latter’s resignation, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first and last sitting of the Assembly’s 47th session: Members’ Participation The Balochistan Assembly met for…

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