Voicepk compiled a comprehensive list of women contestants, showcasing their victories and close races, based on information provided by the Election Commission of Pakistan as of February 10, 2024.
Voicepk.net witnessed a sluggish start to polling in Lahore and the Federal Territory, while violence and terror attacks marred elections in various parts of KP and Balochistan. Internet and communications faced disruptions across the country.
Despite the Transgender Persons Act guaranteeing their right to vote, the 2017 census identified only 780 transgenders in Balochistan, highlighting the need for improved data collection efforts for this marginalized community.
Making history, Luke Rahmat is the first Kalash man to run for a general seat in the provincial assembly from PK-2 Lower Chitral.
Activists and politicians warn that any attempt to disturb the election process through internet and mobile phone service outages on February 8 will further isolate Balochistan from rest of the country
With variations observed across constituencies in women’s turnout, initial trends indicate that approximately 43 percent of women turned out to vote in Pakistan, marking a slight increase from the 40 percent of women who voted in the 2018 elections