February, 22, 2024
Nomination Process & Key Dates for 2024 Elections

Nomination Process & Key Dates for 2024 Elections

Infostani Sources- The country will start issuing nomination papers to aspirants for the general elections in 2024 today, and submissions will be accepted from Wednesday. Aspirants must deposit a security fee of 30,000 with the National Assembly nomination papers and 20,000 with the Provincial Assembly. The election staff must complete their training by today, which is the last day according to the election schedule.

Nomination papers can be submitted from December 20 to 22, and the preliminary list will be released on December 23. Scrutiny of nomination papers is scheduled for December 24 to 30, with appeals against approval or rejection allowed until January 3. The Appellate Tribunal will decide on these appeals by January 10, and the revised list of candidates will be released on January 11.

Nomination papers can be withdrawn on January 12, and the allotment of election symbols will take place on January 13. Polling is set for February 8, 2024. Candidates for special seats for women and minorities in the Provincial and National Assembly can obtain their nominations from the respective Returning Officers and the District Election Commission.

Nomination, Election Stats & Security Talks: 2024 General Elections Overview

Nomination Process & Key Dates for 2024 Elections
Nomination Process & Key Dates for 2024 Elections

As per the current data from the Election Commission, 12 crore 85 lakh 85 thousand 760 voters are expected to cast their votes in the upcoming general elections. Male voters number 6 crore 29 lakh 63704, and the total number of female voters is 5 crore 93 lakh 22056.

1 million 83 thousand 29 voters will exercise their right to vote in Islamabad. In Punjab, there are 7 crore 32 lakh 7896 voters, with 3 crore 19 lakh 22 thousand 82 male voters and 3 crore 40 lakh 85814 female voters. Sindh has 2 crore 69 lakh 94769 voters, including 1 crore 46 lakh 12655 male voters and 1 crore 23 lakh 82114 female voters. In KP, there are 2 crore 19 lakh 28119 voters, with 1 crore 19 lakh 44397 male voters and 99 lakh 83722 female voters. Balochistan has 53 lakh 1947 7 registered voters, with 23 lakh 55783 female voters and 30 lakh 16164 male voters.

A meeting at the office of the Provincial Election Commissioner Punjab discussed security arrangements for elections and ensuring the implementation of the election code of conduct. Election Commissioner Punjab Saeed Gul and Joint Provincial Election Commissioner Punjab Sain Bakhsh Chan met with DIG Operations Lahore Syed Nasir Rizvi, SSP Operations Syed Ali Raza, and SP City Lahore Qazi Ali to discuss the security arrangements for election offices. Saeed Gul instructed candidates to ensure the strict implementation of the code of conduct during their election campaign.

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