High Turnout, Suspicious Voting Patterns and Procedural Irregularities Mark GBLA-19 Ghizer-I By-Election

ISLAMABAD, April 28, 2011: A high turnout, suspicious voting patterns at 16 polling stations, inadequate and disparate arrangements for voters, procedural irregularities and the flawed method of identifying genuine voters marked the GBLA-19 Ghizer-I by-election, held on April 28, 2011, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Preliminary Report of the Ghizer-I…

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Gilgit- Baltistan Elections Competitive, but Marked by Significant Procedural Flaws

ISLAMABAD, November 12, 2009: Voters of Gilgit-Baltistan went to the polls on November 12, 2009, in an election characterized by weak electoral administration, procedural irregularities, erroneous voter lists and heavy government interference, but following a competitive election campaign that offered fairly equal opportunities to all political and independent contestants. These preliminary findings are based on…

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Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly Elections FAFEN Recommendations for Rule-Based Voting

GILGIT: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) will observe the Legislative Assembly elections due to be held on November 12, 2009 in 23 constituencies of seven districts of Gilgit-Baltistan. FAFEN has deployed 23 constituency coordinators in as many constituencies and about 150 Election Day Observers will observe more than 600 of a total of…

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