Elections 2024

General Elections 2024 Form – 45 Votes Counting Form

Form-45 serves as the quintessential document for vote counting during elections. It meticulously records the total votes garnered by each candidate, making it an indispensable component of the electoral framework. Authenticated by the signatures of both the polling agents representing various political parties and the Presiding Officer, its credibility is paramount.

On the culmination of polling day, the diligent polling staff compiles this crucial form, meticulously documenting the vote count for every candidate. Subsequently, each polling agent undertakes the vital task of physically verifying the votes before endorsing the form with their signature. Ensuring transparency and accountability, a copy of Form-45 is furnished to every polling agent.

In essence, Form-45, also referred to as the “Result of the Count” form, stands as a cornerstone of electoral integrity in Pakistan, embodying the essence of democratic principles.

Form-45 typically includes the following information.

  1. Serial number of the polling station.
  2. Name and number of the electoral area.
  3. Number of registered voters at the polling station.
  4. Total number of votes cast at the polling station.
  5. Number of valid votes for each candidate.
  6. Number of rejected votes.
  7. Number of tendered votes (if any).
  8. Total number of votes polled.
  9. Signatures of the presiding officer and polling agents.

Form 45 is crucial for ensuring transparency and accountability in the electoral process. It allows candidates and political parties to verify the results at the polling station level and compare them with the overall results declared by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). In the past, there have been controversies surrounding the availability and transparency of Form-45 in some elections, leading to calls for greater scrutiny and accountability in the electoral process.

How to Fill Form -45

Follow the instructions provided in the Guideline Book provided by ECP to Presiding Officers. The complete details are mentioned in the guideline book.

Download Form – 45

Click here to download the Scanned Copies of Form – 45

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