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a special election between regular elections


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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 4 ( ANI ): Putting an end to all speculations on reports of arch-rivals Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) coming together to contest the upcoming Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-polls, SP on Sunday clarified that the Mayawati-led party does not contest by-elections.
We already had a budget for the by-elections as we had seen how candidates moved to court to challenge the election,' he said.
The commission is ready for by-elections since it is something we anticipated and budgeted for," Mr Chebukati said.
With this decision, the stages of appeals against the results of the partial parliamentary by-elections in Germany ended, he said, stating that the Independent Higher Authority for Elections (ISIE) will announce the final results of these legislative by-elections later.
However, in 2015 the ECP took a landmark step to declare the by-elections void as females were forced not to cast their votes.
The unofficial results showed that the Awami National Party-backed candidates won by-elections in three union councils of Nowshera district, including Pabi, Dagg Besood and Akbar Pura, though the chief minister had run a vigorous campaign in favour of his supporters.
The districts where local bodies by-elections are currently underway include Peshawar, Nowshera, Swabi, Shangla, DI Khan, Swat, Manshera, Tank, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Upper Dir, Lower Dir, Mardan, Hangu, Abbottabad, Batagram, Malakand, Haripur and Kohat.
The petitioner MQM Pakistan has alleged through a petition that MQM was winning by-elections in PS-114 on Sunday till last time and results were tampered in last moments.
The decision of the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government to dissolve the Nquthu Local Municipality, following a lengthy consultation with all stakeholders, is finally bearing positive fruits as by-elections are about to be held.
While the outcome of the by-elections will not affect the balance of power within the parliament, where the NLD enjoys a large majority, it offers a chance to gauge the popularity of the administration in a country where nationwide public polls are not available.
The ECP also decided deployment of military troops in the by-elections for NA-267.
Summary: Independent Ali Abdullah Al Khamees emerges clear winner in by-elections necessitated by the death of sitting MP Nabeel Al Fadhel in December
However, by-elections have always punched above their weight.
The SNP have won decisive victories in two Aberdeen Council by-elections to replace newly elected MPs.
Party should foot bill for by-elections IT NOW appears that we have a Labour councillor who is claiming to represent the interests of the residents of Splott, while living in West Wales ('City councillor won't quit after West Wales move', March 14).