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Related News - elections

By-election to Sajeda Chowdhury`s seat on Nov 5

The by-election of late Awami League leader Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury's Faridpur-2 vacant seat will be held on November 5. 

14:55 26 September 2022

Italy votes as far-right Meloni looks for victory

Italians are deciding whether to choose their most right-wing government since World War Two, in an election being followed closely across Europe.

Giorgia Meloni leads the far-right Brothers of Italy party and is aiming to become the country's first female prime minister allied with two other parties on the right.

22:03 25 September 2022

Elections roadmap announced

12th JS elections schedule in Nov 2023, polls in Jan 2024

The Election Commission (EC) has announced the roadmap for the 12th Jatiya Sangsad (JS - National Parliament or Assembly) elections.

13:04 14 September 2022

Sarah Palin loses special election bid for US Congress seat

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin on Wednesday lost her bid to fill the state's vacant seat in the US House of Representatives.

10:05 1 September 2022

No scope for fraud, cheating in EVMs: EC

Election Commissioner Brigadier General (Retd.) Ahsan Habib Khan said we want to present a transparent and impartial election through the participation of all parties. The next national elections will be conducted through EVMs. Because there is no chance of double counting and cheating in EVM.

18:18 27 August 2022

Voting in 61 Zilla Parishad Oct 17

The elections in the country’s 61 Zilla Parishad will be held on October 17. 

19:35 23 August 2022

Parliamentary elections to be held by EVMs in 150 seats: EC

The Election Commission (EC) today has decided to hold the upcoming 12th national parliamentary elections through Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) system in a maximum of 150 seats.

17:23 23 August 2022

Decision on EVM today

The Election Commission (EC) is going to decide on using electronic voting machine (EVM) in the 12th parliamentary election today (Tuesday).

13:46 23 August 2022

EC thinking of installing CCTV cameras in all polling booths

The Election Commission (EC) is considering installing CCTV cameras in every polling booth in the 12th National Assembly elections. In this case, the concerned thinks more than two lakh CCTV cameras may be needed.

16:02 14 July 2022

Australia Election: Scott Morrison concedes defeat

Australia’s right-wing Coalition government has lost power after nearly a decade in office, with Saturday’s election showing a sharp shift to progressive parties that will see a Labor administration formed – possibly with the support of climate-focussed independents or Greens.

20:10 21 May 2022

Somalia’s new president elected by 327 people

Somalia's former leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been elected president after a final vote that was only open to the country's MPs. 

09:26 16 May 2022

Want more participatory polls: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal said, "We want more participatory parliamentary elections. Therefore, we will sit with academics for their opinions."

19:32 13 March 2022

EC publishes final voter list for 2022

The Election Commission (EC) has released the final voter list for 2022. According to the published list, the total number of voters in the country is now 11,32,08,010 people.

19:59 2 March 2022

2nd day voting of Dhaka Bar Association election underway

The second day of voting of the 2022-2023 Executive Committee of the Dhaka Bar Association has started with great enthusiasm.

10:26 24 February 2022

Search Committee finalize 10 names for EC formation

The Search Committee formed by the President has finalized 10 names for the post of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and other commissioners (ECs) for the purpose of forming the Election Commission (EC). The selected names will be sent to president M Abdul Hamid.

18:51 22 February 2022

Voting in 138 UPs underway

Voting in the 7th phase polls to 138 Union Parishads (UP) in 24 Upazilas of 20 districts is underway. 

08:34 7 February 2022