Opinion polling

Pakistan Election Result

General elections are scheduled to be held in Pakistan on the 15th July 2018. In the run up to this, several Pollsters have conducted opinion polls on both the national and provincial level. Graphical summaries Nationwide voting intention Voting intention polls conducted since 2013 for the National Assembly Date Pollster Sample PML-N PTI PPP MQM-P JUI-F ANP Others Lead Mar 2018 Gallup Pakistan 2,000 36% 24% 17% 23% 12% 01 Nov 2017 Gallup Pakistan 3,000 34% 26% 15% 2% 2% 2% 19% 8% 25 Oct 2017 Pulse Consultant 3,243 36%…

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General Election, 2018

In June 2017 the Economic Coordination Committee approved the procurement of new printing machines with a bridge loan of 864 million rupees. The government has also developed new software for the Election Commission of Pakistan and NADRA to ensure a “free, fair, impartial, transparent and peaceful general election.” The former Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid elaborated that youth reaching the age of 18 will automatically be registered as voters when they apply for a CNIC from NADRA. The 342 members of the National Assembly are elected by three methods; 272…

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Election 2018: Early Results by Arshed Bhatti

In the USA, ‘scientifically’ (i.e., accurately) predicting election results was booming business till their shopping spree was Trumped in 2016. They had Hillary won, and in the popular vote, she did win. But it was the electoral college countdown where they got beaten, bruised and failed. Trump like phenomenon in Pakistan is not yet on the horizon; Sri Khadim won’t make desi Trump this or in the next elections. His role and function are akin to that of TUQ in 2013. Then, in Pakistan, it’s still the popular vote that…

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