Listen Recording of “Vote for Pakistan” Friday 10 May 2013
General elections will be held in Pakistan on 11 May 2013. Voting will take place in all parliamentary constituencies to elect members of the National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, and to the four Provincial Assemblies of Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The elections will mark an end to the third PPP-led government, the first democratically-elected government to finish its term.
Prior to the elections, the socialist-oriented PPP formed an alliance with PML(Q), while on the conservative side, the PML allied with PML(F) and Sunni Tehreek. Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan led centrist PTI, Islamic Jamaat-e-Islami and Bahawalpur National Awami Party will also contest the elections. A total of 85.04 million residents were registered to vote