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The Parliament of Pakistan consists of the President and two Houses to be known respectively as National Assembly and the Senate. The National Assembly consists of 342 Seats including 60 seats reserved for Women and 10 Seats reserved for Non-Muslims. The Senate consists of 100 Members including 17 Seats reserved for Women and 17 Seats reserved for Technocrats and Ulema. The Members of the National Assembly are elected for a term of 5 years whereas the Members of the Senate are elected for a term of 6 years with staggered elections every 3 years.
Election Commission of Pakistan
Duties of Election Commission
Chief Election Commissioner
Duties of the Chief Election Commissioner
a) preparing electoral rolls for election to the National Assembly, Provincial Assemblies and Local Government Institutions. It is also the duty of the Chief Election Commissioner to revise such rolls annually;
b) organizing and conducting election to the Senate or to fill casual vacancies in a House or a Provincial Assembly; and
c) appointing Election Tribunals; and
d) conduct of Local Government Elections.
Election to the National/Provincial Assemblies
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY - NUMBER OF SEATS
Province / Area
Seats reserved for
PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLIES - NUMBER OF SEATS
Election to the Senate
NUMBER OF SEATS
Technocrats, Ulema & Non-Muslims
Election to the office of the President
Qualification for membership of the Parliament and Provincial Assemblies.
Elections to the Local Government Institutions
CATEGORY WISE NUMBER OF SEATS IN A UNION COUNCIL
Number of Seats
CATEGORY WISE NO. OF SEATS IN ALL UNION COUNCILS
Qualification of a Voter