Code Violations Go Unchecked in Ghotki By-election

Code Violations Go Unchecked in Ghotki By-election

GHOTKI, March 5, 2018: Violations of code of conduct and unchecked campaigning and canvassing, marred the otherwise peaceful by-election for the Sindh Assembly seat in Ghotki (PS-7 Ghotki-III) that was held on March 5, 2018, says the Free and Fair Election’s (FAFEN) observation report. The seat had fallen vacant following the death of Pakistan Peoples…

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Quorum Issue Persists in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD, March 05, 2018:  The quorum issue persisted in the Punjab Assembly on Monday as the sitting remained suspended for an hour and 39 minutes due to the presence of less than 25 percent lawmakers in the House, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings…

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Senate Adopts Four Resolutions, Passes One Private Member’s Bill

ISLAMABAD, March 5, 2018: The Senate on Monday adopted four resolutions and passed one private member’s bill, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during the first sitting of 274th session:  Members’ Participation The Senate met for two hours and 29 minutes. The sitting…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 5, 2018: The Sindh Assembly adopted two resolutions and witnessed introduction of one government bill on Monday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during seventh sitting of the 38th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for an hour and 30…

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Enforcement lapses Allow Procedural Irregularities in Sargodha By-Election

Enforcement lapses Allow Procedural Irregularities in Sargodha By-Election

SARGODHA, March 4, 2018: Procedural irregularities and weak enforcement of electoral laws characterized an otherwise peaceful but low turnout by-election of the Punjab Assembly seat in Sargodha (PP-30 Sargodha-III) that was held on March 4, 2018, says the Free and Fair Election’s (FAFEN) observation report. The by-election was necessitated due to the death of Pakistan…

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NA Elects Four Senators from FATA and Two from Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2018: The Members of the National Assembly elected two Senators from Islamabad and four Senators from Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) on Saturday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings of the Senate elections: The polling started at 0900 hours and…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Two Bills, Takes up Five CANs

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2018: The Sindh Assembly passed two government bills and took up five Calling Attention Notices (CANs) on Friday, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during sixth sitting of the 38th session: Members’ Participation The Sindh Assembly met for two hours…

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National Assembly Session Prorogued amid Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2018: The National Assembly’s 53rd session was prorogued sine die on Friday after lack of quorum during the last sitting, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the proceedings during second (last) sitting of the 53rd session: Members’ Participation The National Assembly met for an…

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KP Assembly Prorogued Amidst Lawmakers’ Protest

ISLAMABAD, March 2, 2018: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was prorogued sine die on Friday without taking its scheduled business amidst lawmakers’ protest against inclusion of the oath-taking of a jailed member-elect on the Orders of the Day, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Following are some key observations of the House proceedings during 19th…

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Punjab Assembly: Opp Protests Against Petroleum Price Hike and NAB Resolution

ISLAMABAD, March 02, 2018: The opposition lawmakers protested in the Punjab Assembly on Friday against the recent increase in petroleum prices and passage of a resolution condemning National Accountability Bureau, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Following are key observations of the House proceedings during 20th sitting of the 34th…

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