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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