Ghotki-II By-Election Witnesses Slight Decline in Turnout Since GE-2018, Low Incidence of Electoral Irregularities Observed

ISLAMABAD, July 24, 2019:  NA-205 Ghotki-II by-election held on July 23, 2019 witnessed a slight decline in voter turnout since 2018 General Elections (GE), and low incidence of electoral violations says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its report on Wednesday. FAFEN deployed 74 (64 men and 10 women) trained, non-partisan and duly accredited observers for the…

Peaceful, Well-Managed Elections in Newly Merged Districts Mark Completion of Constitutional Merger

Peaceful, Well-Managed Elections in Newly Merged Districts Mark Completion of Constitutional Merger

ISLAMABAD, July 21, 2019: Nearly 27.6 percent of the registered voters in seven districts and Frontier Regions (FRs) of the formerly Federally Administered Tribal Areas went to the first-ever elections to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Provincial Assembly (PA) seats, marking the completion of their constitutional merger with the province a year after the passage of…

FAFEN Observes Election Campaign Environment in Newly Merged Districts

ISLAMABAD, July 18, 2019: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) released its third update on the observation of election campaign environment in the Newly Merged Districts (NMDs) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Thursday. The purpose of observation is to contribute to the evolution of an election process that is free, fair, transparent and accountable, in…

FAFEN Releases Report on Assessment of Polling Stations Established for Ex-FATA Elections

ISLAMABAD, July 17, 2019: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) released its second update on the pre-election environment in the Newly-Merged Districts (NMDs) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday. The Election Update-II comprises FAFEN’s observation of 674 out of total 1,896 polling stations (PS) established for the upcoming NMDs election on July 20, 2019. The election…

FAFEN Releases Report on Candidates’ Scrutiny for Elections in Newly Merged District

ISLAMABAD, July 3, 2019: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) released a report on the scrutiny of nominated candidates for provincial assembly elections in the newly merged districts (NMDs) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Wednesday. The report is based on the information gathered systematically by FAFEN Long Term Observers (LTOs) at the Returning Officers’ (ROs) offices…

Low Turnout Follows Lackluster Campaigning in Multan By-Election

Islamabad, April 1, 2019:  The by-election in PP-218 Multan VIII witnessed a 13 percent decline in the voter turnout since General Elections (GE) 2018 with seven polling stations recording statistically improbable voting patterns, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). FAFEN deployed 30 (22 men and eight women) trained, non-partisan and duly accredited observers for the…