There is a delay in Election Results 2018 due to a technical fault, as confirmed by Election Commission of Pakistan Secretary Babar Yaqoob early Thursday morning.
ECP Secretary shared that the delay in Election Results 2018 has not been caused by any ‘wicked conspiracy’ or pressure whatsoever.
The delay in Election Results 2018 is due to malfunctioning in the result transmission system, while data pertaining to results was entered into it.
He further expressed that “The RTS system had not been tested in Pakistan.”
On Wednesday 25th July 2018, nation voted for the country’s second consecutive democratic transfer of power.
Electoral polling began at 8 AM across the country’s 85,307 polling stations and continued until 6 PM. Several parties including PML-N, PPP and PTI earlier requested to extend the polling time by an hour.
The political parties had complained to ECP about “slow voting process” and thus sought more time to facilitate voters. This request was dismissed by the ECP.
Quetta terrorist attack on Election Day outside a polling station claimed three candidates’ lives along with 30 more innocents.