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NAN reports that the bye-election is to replace Mr Ezekiel Afon of APC who died after he was declared the winner of the March 23 polls.
The ECP's show cause notice came in response to a complaint by Pakistan People's Party (PPP) candidate for the bye-election, Abdul Bari Pitafi, who had approached the Commission asking it to take notice of the prime minister's visit to Ghotki on Wednesday.
The bye-election is being held due to death of MPA Malik Mazhar Abbas Ran.
Immediately the death of the MP was officially announced, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP for Kunbumgu, Ras Mubarak, suggested to his party that it not contest the bye-election, and that NPP should be allowed to use its primary to elect someone to replace the departed Agyarko.
Earlier, former leader of the Pakistan People's Party Ahmed Shah from PK-30 Balakot joined PTI and changed the political scenario for bye-elections.
The official said all registered overseas Pakistanis voters would have the right of casting vote in bye-election through I-voting system.
ISLAMABAD -- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday said that total 928,374 voters have been exercising their right of vote in bye-elections being held in 35 constituencies.
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday had granted permission to all registered overseas Pakistanis voters to have the right of casting vote in bye-election through I-voting system.
It says President Masisi directed that nomination of candidates for the bye-election in the aforesaid constituency be received on May 25 from 9am to 1pm and 2:30pm to 5pm at Moshupa Senior Secondary School.
for Montserrado County District #13 Saah Joseph says he will avail himself at an upcoming CDC Plenary in which the party will decide who it will support for the senatorial bye-election.
The spokesperson said that the bye-election was being held on 52 vacant seats of District Councilors, 32 seats of Town/Tehsil Councilors and 54 seats of Village and Neighborhood Councilors out of which 44 seats are generals, women seat one and youth six, Labor/peasant seats are three.
ABBOTTABAD -- Syed Fayaz Shah assumed the charge of Deputy Commissioner Abbotabad on the orders of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Saturday for the local body's bye-election in the district.
The MQM-P, they said, is not in a position to grab the seat in the bye-election. The former party convenor will make the ground on the basis of the expected weak position of the party in the bye-polls.
ISLAMABAD:Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Friday said that as many as 7,364 eligible I-voters have received their voters' passes for bye-election being held on October 14 in 35 constituencies.