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also bye-e·lec·tion (bī′ĭ-lĕk′shən)
A special election held between general elections to fill a vacancy, as for a parliamentary seat.
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Noun1.bye-election - a special election between regular elections
election - a vote to select the winner of a position or political office; "the results of the election will be announced tonight"
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ISLAMABAD -- Dr Asad Ashraf on Thursday won the senate bye-election on the
ISLAMABAD -- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has drawn attention of contesting candidates for bye-election in Provincial Assembly of Punjab from constituency PP-30 Sargodha-III, to the provisions of Section 182 of the Elections Act, 2017.
PTI chairman Imran Khan is also alleged to have violated the code of conduct for bye-election and ignored a warning issued by the ECP on Friday by addressing a public gathering in Lodhran.
The bye-election has been necessitated after the seat fell vacant due to the death of Congress MLA Subal Sahu in April last year.
Meanwhile, he said Ralekgetho ward and Mochudi East bye elections had to happen in 90 days, adding that for the council bye-election they were currently waiting for the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development to give them a date.
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Taraba state Governor Darius Ishaku and the people of the state on emerging victorious in last weekend's state Assembly bye-election.
ISLAMABAD:Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has drawn the attention of contesting candidates for bye-election in provincial assembly of Punjab PP-20 Chakwal-I to the provisions of Section 182 of the Election Act, 2017.
Weah's ascendancy from the Senate to the Presidency leaves a gap that appears to divide his party officials' interest over who succeeds him at a senatorial bye-election.
In the petition, he raised some points of law including whether polling in a bye-election to a vacant seat of the National Assembly can be held in the 'one hundred and twenty days' mentioned in clause (4) of Article 224 and whether the Constitution permits federal expenditure on a bye-election if the returned candidate cannot take seat or make oath under Article 64?
He said that 100 EVMs will be used in NA-4 Peshawar-IV Bye-Election as pilot project in 100 polling booths of 35 polling stations for the first time in the history of Pakistan.
2017 had called the Bye-Election to fill the vacant seat of 12-Pakke Kessang (ST) Assembly Constituency of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, and as per the schedule today the 12th July, 2017 is the last date for making nominations.
ISLAMABAD -- The Chief Election Commissioner has suspended the schedules for elections of the reserved seats, election to the positions of Chairmen Vice Chairmen and Mayors Deputy Mayors in Sindh Province and bye-election in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province till the constitution of the Election Commission of Pakistan.