Here are the detailed statistics about candidates running up in General Elections 2018
According to the statistics, 12,570 contestants will lock horns for 1,070 seats in the forthcoming elections, scheduled to be held on July 25 this year.
|Category||National Assembly (3 seats)|
|Category||National Assembly(141 seats)||Provincial Assembly (297)|
|Category||National Assembly(51)||Provincial Assembly (99 seats)|
|Category||National Assembly (61 seats)||Provincial Assembly (130 seats)|
|Category||National Assembly (16 seats)||Provincial Assembly (51 seats)|
As many as 3459 candidates will contest for 272 general seats in National Assembly (NA) whereas 216 contestants will fight for 60 reserved seats in the lower house of the parliament.
There are total 44 seats in National Assembly which are reserved for non-Muslims.
In Punjab, 4036 candidates will be vying for 297 general seats while 206 candidates will contest elections for 74 reserved seats.
In Sindh, 824 candidates will lock horns for 130 general seats whereas 130 candidates will contest for 38 reserved seats.
Total contesting candidates for the National Assembly from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are 760 and 1,264 for the provincial assembly: of these 725 will be fighting for the general seats of NA and 1,165 of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s general seats.
Moreover, 35 women for NA and 79 for the provincial assembly will also be in the field besides 20 non-Muslims for the provincial assembly seats.
For Balochistan’s National Assembly seats, there are a total of 303 candidates and 1,007 for its provincial assembly seats, including 287 general seats of NA and 943 seats of the provincial assembly; whereas, 22 non-Muslims are contesting in the polls for the provincial assembly.
Disclaimer: There can be a few manipulations in the stats shown above due to legal issues underway.
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