The polling for the general elections in the country will be held on February 8 tomorrow and the people will exercise their right to vote for the national and four provincial assemblies.
Polling in the country will continue from 8 am to 5 pm without any break.
According to the code of conduct of the Election Commission of Pakistan, the election results cannot be announced before 6 pm.
However, after the polling, naturally the eyes of the nation will be on the election results and in the past there has been a tradition of not announcing the election results on time.
Although in an informal conversation with journalists in the last few days, Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja has said that all the results will be announced by 1 pm on the night of the election.
But when it comes to the results of the 2018 elections, the Result Transmission System (RTS) created by the Election Commission was down after 10 pm and it took a long time to complete the results and this matter continued the next day. had lived.
Earlier in the 2013 elections too, the results were delayed and it took several days for the results of many constituencies.
But on the night of the election, it became clear under the inconclusive and unofficial results that the Muslim League (N) will form the government, then Nawaz Sharif gave a victory speech to the workers and announced the formation of the government. Political rivals also objected to his victory speech during the results.
Apart from the general elections, the announcement of the results of last year’s local body elections was also delayed and the Election Commission announced the official results after several days.
Looking at the past experiences, the Election Commission authorities will use the Result Management System (RMS) to transmit the results in the recent elections and it is being claimed that transparent results will be released on time under this system.
If there are no disruptions or security issues in the Election Commission’s system of issuing results, it can be hoped that the results of the recent elections will be completed on time.
The details of the election expenses are submitted by the successful candidates in the elections after which the Election Commission issues the official notification of the successful candidates.
After the counting of votes, the unofficial and unofficial result of each constituency is released from the offices of the Returning Officer and the same unofficial and unofficial result is also received by Geo News through its reporters and correspondents.