Elections give the power to the people and enable them to choose their leaders who make decisions on their behalf. Elections are the symbol of democracy in Pakistan. The people of Pakistan use their right of vote to elect a bicameral legislature, the Parliament. There are upper and lower houses of Parliament of Pakistan namely, Senate and National Assembly. Prime Minister of the country is elected by the National Assembly members, whereas the Head of the State, the President is elected by the Electoral College comprising of both Parliament Houses and four Provincial Assemblies. There are more than five thousand elected local governments operating in the country.
Elections in Pakistan are held under the supervision of Chief Election Commissioner of ECP. In a broad overview, there are three levels of elections in Pakistan namely the Parliamentary Elections (Senate & Assemblies Elections), Presidential Elections, Local Government Elections.
This page gives you a deep insight about the Election history and present of Pakistan. You can access the details of General Elections of 2002, 2008, 2013 & 2018. The latest updates of local body elections of Sind, Punjab, Baluchistan, and KPK. The top six political parties are listed on this page. For your interest, we have arranged a database of Political videos, political images, political articles, and latest Pakistan Election News. Catch the latest updates of General elections 2018 as they happen in each province.
According to Election commission of Pakistan 145 Political parties received their election symbols. Below are the names of Major Political parties of Pakistan with their election symbols for General Elections 2013.