FAFEN General Election Observation 2018: Election Day Process Observation and Analysis

FAFEN General Election Observation 2018: Election Day Process Observation and Analysis

This publication is the outcome of FAFEN’s Election Day Observation in 270 National Assembly constituencies with the help of 17,725 trained and non-partisan citizen observers. The ten-chapter report includes the observation findings on pre-voting proceedings, arrangements and staffing at polling stations, voting process, result management process, election day security, campaigning and canvassing on election day, facilitation for marginalized groups participation in election and election observation.

FAFEN General Election Observation 2018: Result Assessment and Analysis

FAFEN General Election Observation 2018: Result Assessment and Analysis

This publication provides a wide range of objective election-related information of 272 National Assembly constituencies including general and voting population, gender gap on electoral rolls, voter density, polling stations’ turnout, political parties vote banks, margin of victory, invalid votes, election results assessment, findings of election day observation.

FAFEN Releases Key Election Observation Findings 2018

FAFEN Releases Key Election Observation Findings 2018

ISLAMABAD, November 30, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) released its key observation findings of the General Election 2018 in a press conference here today. The major findings include Significant Improvements Accompanied by Persisting Irregularities; Statistically Improbable Voting Patterns; Illegalities and Irregularities Disaggregated by Region and Polling Stations; Inconsistent Enforcement of Electoral Laws and…

FAFEN’s Analysis of Voter Turnout in GE-2018

FAFEN’s Analysis of Voter Turnout in GE-2018

Islamabad, August 12, 2018: Although national voter turnout decreased marginally from 53.62% in 2013 to 51.99% in General Election 2018 (GE-2018), as many as 8.45 million more voters turned out to vote as compared to General Election 2013 (GE2013), indicating an abiding commitment and interest of citizens to exercise their right to choose their government representatives. The significant increase in the number…

Nearly 1.67 Million Ballots Excluded from the Count in General Election 2018

Islamabad, August 3, 2018: The number of ballot papers excluded from the count in General Elections 2018 surpassed the number of ballots rejected in General Elections 2013. Nearly 1.67 million ballots were excluded from the count in GE-2018. This number may slightly vary after the final consolidated result is released by the Election Commission of…

General Election 2018: FAFEN’s Preliminary Election Observation Report

ISLAMABAD, July 27, 2018: More than half of Pakistan’s registered voters went to the polls on July 25, 2018 to mark the second consecutive democratic transition of power, clearing the uncertainties over the future of democracy in the country. The election campaign was long-drawn and competitive, in an extremely polarized political environment punctuated by a…