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Election Commission of Pakistan notifies Senate election schedule

Islamabad:  The Election Commission of Pakistan has issued Notifications to elect to the Senate Members of the following categories:

1-    Members of the Provincial Assembly of each of the Provinces of the Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan to elect to the Senate seven Members from general seats, two Members from the seats reserved for women and two Members for the seats reserved for Technocrats including Ulema, from each of the Provinces of the Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan,

2-    Members of National Assembly to elect to the Senate one Member against general seat and the other Member against the seat reserved for Technocrats including Ulema from the Federal Capital,

3-    Members of National Assembly from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas to elect to the Senate four Members against general seats,

4-    Members of the Provincial Assembly of each of the Provinces of the Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan to elect to the Senate one Member from the seats reserved for non-Muslims, from each of the Provinces of the Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan

The above Members will be elected in place of the Members of the Senate, who are due to retire after the expiration of their term of office on 11th March, 2012. Following are the dates for the nomination of candidates, scrutiny of nomination papers, filing of appeals, disposal of appeals, withdrawal of candidature and for the taking of the poll at the places noted against them:

 

(a) Public Notice by Returning Officers 11-02-2012
inviting Nomination Papers
(b) Filing of nomination papers by the 13-2-2012 to 14-2-2012
candidates with the Returning (Between 0900 hours and 1600 hours)
Officers
(c) Scrutiny of nomination papers 16-2-2012 & 17-2-2012
(From 1000 hours to 1600 hours)
(d) Filing of appeals against rejection 20-2-2012 & 21-2-2012
of nominations  with the Secretary (From 0900 hours to 1600 hours)
Election Commission upto
(e) Disposal of appeals by the Election 22-2-2012 & 23-2-2012
Commission on
(f) Last date for withdrawal of 24-2-2012
candidature (Between 0900 hours and 1600 hours)
(g) Publication of list of contesting candidates 24-2-2012
(h) Polling Day 02-03-2012
(From 0900 hours to 1600 hours)
(i) Place of Poll (1) Punjab Provincial Assembly Building, Lahore.
(2) Sindh Provincial Assembly Building, Karachi.
(3) Khyber Provincial Assembly Building,
Pakhtunkhwa    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peshawar.
(4) Baluchistan Provincial Assembly Building, Quetta.
Place of Poll (FATA and Federal (5) Parliament House, Islamabad. Capital)

 

For more information, contact:
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)
Election Commission of Pakistan Secretariat
Election House, Constitution Avenue G-5/2, Islamabad
Tel: +9251 920 1975, +9251 920 6062
Fax: +9251 920 5402, +9251 920 5300

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