A Guide to Participating in Pakistan General Elections 2024

Latest Party Positions in Pakistan General Elections 2024

Pakistan’s 2024 general elections have stirred anticipation and anxiety as the nation eagerly awaits the results from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The democratic exercise has been marred by challenges such as internet and mobile shutdowns, sporadic violence, and a tragic terror attack in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. However, as the ballots are diligently counted, the evolving political landscape begins to take shape, offering insights into the nation’s commitment to democracy and the resilience of its citizens.

The Significance of Voter Participation: The ongoing counting process gains importance considering the substantial involvement of Pakistani youth and women in the elections. This underscores the determination of citizens to shape the country’s future through their democratic rights. Despite challenges, the electoral journey highlights the Pakistani people’s resolve to uphold democratic values and principles.

Party Positions in Various Assemblies: As the dust settles, the latest updates on party positions in different assemblies provide a glimpse into the shifting dynamics of Pakistani politics. From the National Assembly to provincial assemblies, the breakdown of party positions reflects the choices made by millions of voters. Anticipation runs high among political stakeholders and citizens as they await the final verdict.

Party Positions in Pakistan General Elections 2024

National Assembly:

  • PPP: 53 seats
  • PTI-backed Independents: 97 seats
  • BNP: 2 seats
  • PML-N: 73 seats
  • MQM-P: 17 seats
  • JUI-F: 3 seats
  • ANP: 0 seats
  • JI: 0 seats
  • TLP: 0 seats
  • IPP: 2 seats
  • Independents: 8 seats
  • PML: 3 seats
  • Haq Do Tehreek: 1 seat
  • BAP: 1 seat
  • PKMAP: 1 seat
  • NP: 1 seat
  • PML-Z: 1 seat
  • MWM: 1 seat
  • PNAP: 1 seat
  • GDA: 0 seats
  • JIP: 0 seats
  • Rah-E-Haq Party: 0 seats
  • BNP-A: 0 seats
  • Nat. Dem. Movement: 0 seats

Punjab Assembly:

  • PPP: 10 seats
  • PTI-backed Independents: 116 seats
  • PML-N: 134 seats
  • MQM-P: 0 seats
  • JUI-F: 0 seats
  • ANP: 0 seats
  • JI: 0 seats
  • TLP: 1 seat
  • IPP: 1 seat
  • Independents: 23 seats
  • PML: 6 seats
  • Haq Do Tehreek: 0 seats
  • BAP: 0 seats
  • PKMAP: 0 seats
  • NP: 0 seats
  • PML-Z: 1 seat
  • MWM: 0 seats
  • PNAP: 0 seats
  • GDA: 0 seats
  • JIP: 0 seats
  • Rah-E-Haq Party: 0 seats
  • BNP-A: 0 seats
  • Nat. Dem. Movement: 0 seats

Sindh Assembly:

  • PPP: 83 seats
  • PTI-backed Independents: 11 seats
  • PML-N: 0 seats
  • MQM-P: 27 seats
  • JUI-F: 1 seat
  • ANP: 0 seats
  • JI: 2 seats
  • TLP: 0 seats
  • IPP: 0 seats
  • Independents: 3 seats

Balochistan Assembly:

  • PPP: 9 seats
  • PTI-backed Independents: 0 seats
  • PML-N: 9 seats
  • MQM-P: 0 seats
  • JUI-F: 8 seats
  • ANP: 2 seats
  • JI: 1 seat
  • TLP: 0 seats
  • IPP: 0 seats
  • Independents: 5 seats
  • PML: 0 seats
  • Haq Do Tehreek: 1 seat
  • BAP: 4 seats
  • PKMAP: 2 seats
  • NP: 4 seats
  • PML-Z: 0 seats
  • MWM: 0 seats
  • PNAP: 0 seats
  • GDA: 0 seats
  • JIP: 1 seat
  • Rah-E-Haq Party: 0 seats
  • BNP-A: 1 seat
  • Nat. Dem. Movement: 0 seats

KP Assembly:

  • PPP: 4 seats
  • PTI-backed Independents: 79 seats
  • PML-N: 5 seats
  • MQM-P: 0 seats
  • JUI-F: 8 seats
  • ANP: 1 seat
  • JI: 3 seats
  • TLP: 0 seats
  • IPP: 0 seats
  • Independents: 7 seats
  • PML: 0 seats
  • Haq Do Tehreek: 0 seats
  • BAP: 0 seats
  • PKMAP: 0 seats
  • NP: 0 seats
  • PML-Z: 0 seats
  • MWM: 0 seats
  • PNAP: 0 seats
  • GDA: 0 seats
  • JIP: 3 seats
  • Rah-E-Haq Party: 0 seats
  • BNP-A: 0 seats
  • Nat. Dem. Movement: 1 seat

Challenges Faced During Elections:

The 2024 polls, the largest in the country’s history, featured 17,816 candidates contesting for 855 seats across the National Assembly and provincial assemblies. Despite the significant participation, the run-up to the elections witnessed a surge in terrorist attacks, particularly in Balochistan and KP. The controversial suspension of mobile and internet services on polling day raised concerns about transparency, fairness, and freedom of the polls, drawing criticism from political figures like PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and JIP Emir Hafiz N.

As Pakistan awaits the final results, the 2024 elections have undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the nation’s political landscape. The diverse party positions reflect the choices made by the people, emphasizing the need for continued commitment to democratic values in shaping the country’s future. The challenges faced during the electoral process, including violence and security concerns, highlight the resilience of the Pakistani people in their pursuit of a democratic and prosperous nation.

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