Organisation : Election Commission of Pakistan
Facility : Bye-Election
Country : Pakistan
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Notification : https://www.electionin.org/uploads/1786-document(1).pdf
Jhang-II Bye-Election :
The Election Commission of Pakistan is pleased to call upon the electors of the Constituency No. PP-78 JHANG-II, to elect a Member to fill the seat from the said Constituency, which has become vacant due to de-notification of Ms. Rashida Yaqoob, Member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab and specifies in relation thereto, the following dates for Bye-Election:
Related : ECP Pakistan Verify/Check Vote in Database : www.electionin.org/8.html
Sl. No. | EVENTS | DATE :
1. Public Notice to be issued by the Returning Officer on 20.10.2016
2. Filing of Nomination Papers with the Returning Officer by the Candidates 27.10.2016 and 28.10.2016
3. Scrutiny of nomination papers by the Returning Officers 01.11.2016 and 02.11.2016
4. Last date for filing of appeals against decisions of the Returning Officer rejecting/Accepting the nomination papers 05.11.2016
5. Last date for deciding appeals by the Tribunal 08.11.2016
6. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 10.11.2016
7. Publication of revised list of candidates 11.11.2016
8. Polling Day 01.12.2016
By order of the Election Commission of Pakistan.
ELIGIBILITY TO BE A VOTER :
** A person, who is a citizen of Pakistan, is not less than 18 years of age on the first day of January of the year in which the rolls are prepared or revised, is not declared by a competent court to be of unsound mind and is or is deemed to be a resident of an electoral area, can get himself enrolled as a voter in that electoral area.
** Only citizens registered on the Electoral Rolls are eligible to cast their votes
ELECTORAL LAWS AND SYSTEM :
** Major laws for the conduct of elections to the National and Provincial Assemblies are the Representation of the People Act, 1976 and the Representation of the People (Conduct of Election) Rules, 1977.
** Election to the Senate (Upper House) is held according to the relevant legal provisions contained in the Senate (Election) Act, 1975, the Senate (Members from Federal Capital) Order, 1985 and 1988 and the Senate (Election) Rules, 1975.
** The Electoral Rolls Act, 1974 and the Electoral Rolls Rules, 1974 deal with preparation, annual revision, amendment and maintenance of the lists of voters.
** The constituencies of the National and Provincial Assemblies are demarcated in accordance with the provisions of the Delimitation of Constituencies Act, 1974.
** The procedure for election to the office of the President is contained in the Second Schedule to the Constitution read with the Presidential Election Rules, 1988.
** Elections to the general seats of the National and the Provincial Assemblies are held on the basis of first-past-the-post system. However, elections to the seats reserved for women and technocrats will be on a party list system.
** Election to the Senate of Pakistan is conducted on the basis of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote.