By Election: Polling underway in NA-19 Haripur
HARIPUR: Polling is underway for the by election in seven polling stations of NA-19 Haripur constituency today, ARY News reports.
According to details, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has granted first grade powers to the Returning and President Officers for the by polls. They can take immediate action if any unforeseen event takes place during the voting process.
The elections are being held as Umar Ayub, candidate of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N), had challenged the victory of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Dr. Raja Zaman in the general elections held on May 11, 2013 and accused the elected candidate of rigging.
The two candidates face each other today as well.
The voting process started at 8 am and will continue till 5 pm.