Elections may be delayed as ECP announces delimitation schedule


ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced the delimitation of constituencies across Pakistan, aiming to ensure fair representation and equal distribution of electoral power.

After the announcement of the delimitation schedule, the general election may not be held within the stipulate 90-day timeframe.

According to informed sources, the proposed scheme will lead to noteworthy changes in the number of registered voters across various regions.

As per the timetable issued today, the electoral body will unveil the delimitation results on December 14, 2023.

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In Punjab, a constituency of the National Assembly is expected to have 900,000 registered voters.

Similarly, Sindh will comprise more than 911,000 registered voters, while each Balochistan’s constituency is projected to have over 925,000 registered voters.

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), the National Assembly constituency is set to have more than 888,000 registered voters.

Similarly, Islamabad will witness a constituency boasting over 766,000 registered voters.

The electoral reshaping is geared towards addressing demographic shifts, population growth, and other pertinent factors to uphold the principles of democratic representation. These alterations are expected to play a vital role in shaping the upcoming electoral landscape.

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