Pakistan’s General Elections 2023 are scheduled to be held within 60 days after the assembly dissolution.
Pakistan’s General Election 2023: How to Check Voter Registration Status? The current government is run by the Pakistan Muslim League (PML N), led by Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, and emerged as the major party in the National Assembly.
This year and as per the constitution fresh elections should be held within 60 days of the dissolution of the assembly as the government is to complete the tenure in August 2023.
Now it’s time to form a new government in Pakistan and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has started all the necessary preparation for the Election 2023, scheduled to take place within 60/90 days after the assembly dissolution. The polls are expected to fall in September or October.
ECP has also finalized the lists of registered voters in the country and in order to provide easy to voters ECP has joined hands with NADRA to launch an SMS service so that the voters can easily check their registration status from anywhere. The 13th of July is the deadline for registration of vote and transfer of vote.
How to Check Voter Status via SMS?
Voters can check their vote status to participate in the Election 2023 by sending a text message by writing the number of their Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) without dash in the message and sending it to 8300.
After sending the SMS you will instantly get the automated response with the name of the electoral area, block code, and serial number.
Rs. 2 service charges are applicable.
Every registered voter can check his/her particulars by visiting their respective District Election Commissioner’s office located in their area. The addresses of the DEC offices across the country are available on the ECP website.
You can check here the list of ECP offices across Pakistan:
How to Register?
If you can find your vote status and want to register yourself as a voter to participate in Pakistan’s General Elections 2023, you can submit your application along with a copy of your CNIC to the District Election Commissioner (DEC)/ Registration Officer/Assistant Registration Officer of the district before 13th July 2023.
The form is available online at ECP Website.
It is important to mention here that ECP has still not given voting status to overseas Pakistanis but they can cast their vote if register by visiting the country on Election Day.
Disabled persons, and transgender will actively participate in upcoming elections, is not confirmed yet.
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