ECP to notify winning candidates on May 22






The Election Commission of Pakistan will issue an official notification of successful candidates in the May 11 general elections on May 22.

The ECP has asked independent candidates, who remained successful in the elections, to submit a certificate to concerned district returning officer regarding their affiliation with any political party by May 25. All newly-elected MNAs and MPAs have been directed to present their details of election expenditures along with bank statement of National Bank account, specifically maintained for electioneering purpose by May 21, failing which their notification would not be issued.

According to constitution, a candidate will submit his detail of expenditure to the ECP within 10 days of elections, whereas the independent candidates are either required to join any political party in the parliament or retain his independent status after three days of issuance of the notification.