FAFEN observers reported campaign material at government offices in 22 districts – 17 in Sindh and five in Punjab. DEC offices were monitored in 50 districts – 24 in Punjab, 20 in Sindh, four in Balochistan, and one each in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Islamabad.
In these 22 districts, Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) had the highest incidence of campaign material at public offices, followed by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) and Pakistan Peoples Party-Shaheed Bhutto (PPP-SB). At least 10 other political parties had their banners, posters, stickers and wall chalking on the premises of government buildings.
Most of the campaign material was found at the offices of Deputy Commissioners (DCs)/District Coordination Officers (DCOs), followed by National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) offices. The fewest material was observed outside the offices of electric supply companies and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL)/Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC).
A total of 50 FAFEN observers visited the offices of District Election Commissioners (DECs).
DLTOs reporting on DEC offices in four districts (4 out of 50, or 8.0%) in Sindh province – Karachi West, Shaheed Benazirabad, Kamber Shahdadkot and Ghotki – saw posters and/or wall chalking of PPPP, Pakistan Peoples Party-Shaheed Bhutto (PPP-SB), Jamiat Ulema-eIslam-Fazl (JUI-F) and a local political party.
In total, FAFEN observers found 34 party stickers, 24 posters, 14 instances of wall chalking and 13 banners of political parties. In many cases, campaign material of different parties was seen on the premises of the same building.
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