Election tribunals decide three cases in February 2015

ISLAMABAD, March 25, 2015: The election tribunals constituted by the Election Commission of Pakistan decided three cases in February 2015 – bringing the total number of decided cases to 367 out of 411. As many as 44 petitions are still awaiting decisions. Of the 367 cases, 154 have been dismissed on grounds of technical deficiencies – implying that the merits of the petitions were not adjudicated on. Forty-four petitions have been accepted; 25 dismissed due to non-prosecution; 30 dismissed as withdrawn and 112 dismissed after complete trial. The reasons for dismissal of two petitions are not known to FAFEN due to non-availability of their copies of orders.

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47 election petitions still await decisions

Election Tribunals decide only six cases in January 2015
ISLAMABAD, March 02, 2015: The election tribunals decided only six cases in January 2015, bringing the total number of decided cases to 364 out of 411 (338 out of 385 by the tribunals and 26 by the ECP). On the other hand, 47 petitions are still awaiting decisions, says Free and Fair Election Network on Monday.

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Only four election petitions decided in December 2014

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2015: Only four cases were decided by the election tribunals in December 2014 whereas a petition decided earlier has been remanded back by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. So far 358 out of 411 post-election disputes (332 out of 385 by tribunals and 26 by ECP) have been decided, while another 53…

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Six Election Petitions Decided in October, 63 Pending

Islamabad, November 14, 2014: The election tribunals decided six cases in October 2014 bringing the total number of decided cases to 348 out of 411 (322 of 385 by the tribunals and 26 by the ECP itself) while 63 petitions are pending, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Of the decided 348 cases,…

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ECP Fails to Enforce Code of Conduct in NA-149 By-Poll

ISLAMABAD, October 16, 2014: Amid ongoing political strife in the country that has triggered significant political activism among the people; by-election held in NA-149 (Multan-II) on Thursday was marked by widespread violation of the ECP’s Code of Conduct. By-election was held following the resignation of PTI MNA Javed Hashmi from the National Assembly. However, Hashmi…

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Peaceful By-election Held in Dera Ismail Khan

Islamabad, September 26, 2014: A peaceful polling process amid unlawful campaigning around certain polling stations marked the by-election held in Dera Ismail Khan on September 8, 2014. By-election was held in PK-68 following the disqualification of independent candidate Javed Akbar Khan for submitting a fake degree. The ECP set up a total of 108 polling…

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79 Election Petitions Still Await Decisions

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2014: The election tribunals decided five cases from August 11 to 31, 2014 – bringing the total number of decided cases to 331 out of 410 (305 out of 384 by the tribunals and 26 by the ECP) while 79 petitions (19%) are still pending with the election tribunals. Given the backlog,…

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Election tribunals dispose of 62% petitions till March 31

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2014: The election tribunals set up across the country to redress election disputes have decided 62% (254 of 410) of the post-election petitions till March 31, 2014, says a press release issued by Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. However, these tribunals have failed to dispose of as many as…

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Election tribunals dispose of 62% petitions till March 31

ISLAMABAD, April 21, 2014: The election tribunals set up across the country to redress election disputes have decided 62% (254 of 410) of the post-election petitions till March 31, 2014, says a press release issued by Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. However, these tribunals have failed to dispose of as many as…

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184 election disputes pending despite passage of deadline

ISLAMABAD, March 31, 2014: The election tribunals established by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to redress post-election disputes have fallen behind the legally-stipulated deadline to dispose of petitions in 184 out of the 190 pending cases, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in a press release issued on Monday.

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