The polling has ended for the by-election for the PB-47 seat in Kech-III, Balochistan. The Election Commission of Pakistan has declared all polling stations in Kech ‘very sensitive’.
The polling began at 8am and ended at 5pm. There are a total 56,462 registered voters in the area and 60 polling stations have been set up, with 162 polling booths.
During the July 25 election, Abdul Rauf Rind of the Balochistan Awami Party won from the constituency but the ECP declared the election null and void due to his dual nationality.
The candidates for December 6’s election are BAP’s Rasheed Rind, Balochistan National Party-Mengal’s Major Jameel Dashti and National Party’s Fida Dashti.