ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Wednesday issued the final list of election candidates comprising a staggering 16692 candidates for the upcoming elections, Radio Pakistan reported.
The list includes names of the candidates who are contesting for National and Provincial Assemblies.
For the general seats of National Assembly 4671 candidates are in the running. While for the provincial assemblies, 10958 candidates will be contesting.
For the seats reserved for women, 258 candidates for the national assembly have been cleared. 559 women will contest for seats in the provincial assembly.
For the seats reserved for non-Muslims in the National Assembly, 71 candidates are in the running while 175 will contest for provincial assembly seats.
The full list of candidates can be viewed here.