New electoral lists to be issued by July 31: CEC

Fakhruddin G Ebrahim says holding free elections is a tough test for him.

Web Desk July 26, 2012

KARACHI: Newly appointed Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim said that electoral lists for the next general elections will be issued by July 31, reported Express News on Thursday.

The CEC, while speaking to the media in Karachi, said that it is the wish of every Pakistani that impartial and independent elections are held in the country.

He added that the election commission is taking steps for the implementation of electoral laws, and stated that holding fair elections is a tough test for him.

Ebrahim also said that the country’s destiny will change if free and fair elections are held.


Walayat Malik | 9 years ago | Reply

CEC, please fix the process of voting on election day.

Walayat Malik | 9 years ago | Reply

Finally we have CEC who is committed to hold free and fair election. This can only happen if we copy the process of voting as done in advanced countries. Voting hall or room should have no reps of candidates DURING voting time. Lines should be outside the hall and every voter goes inside one by one. Names of the voters are crossed off as they vote. No one is allowed to vote if their name is not on the list. In Canada every voter is mailed a voting card with their name on it and the name of the location where to go and vote. EMULATE FOR SUCCESS.

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