The polling process for the first phase of local body elections in Balochistan’s Pashin, Hub and Lasbela districts was held on Sunday.
According to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the polling started at 8 am and continued till 5 pm without any breaks.
Besides CCTV cameras, security was doubled at sensitive polling stations. Moreover, a total of 259 polling stations and 690 booths were constructed in Hub and Lasbela districts.
The number of registered voters in the Lasbela district was 136, 703 while the number of registered voters in Hub was 135,620.
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In the Huramzai Municipal Committee of Pishin district, 13 polling stations and 30 booths were set up for elections. The registered number of voters in the district stood at 10, 890 with 6,151 male voters and 4,739 female voters.
A total of 79 candidates participated in the Huramzai district.
November 15 was the last date for the withdrawal of nomination papers for candidates in the first phase of local government polls in Hub and Lasbela districts, while election symbols were allotted to the candidates a day later.