Election Day in Pakistan 2013

Collection with 28 media items created by U.S. Editor

10 May 2013 20:00

Pakistan celebrated its first General Parliamentary Elections on May 11th, 2013.

The elections are the first civilian transfer of power following the five year term of a democratically elected government.

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Election Day in Pakistan (1 of 28)
Rawalpindi , Pakisatan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Men scramble to get in a polling station to vote on election day in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

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Election Day in Pakistan (2 0f 28)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Men standing in line at at a polling station waiting to vote on Pakistan's election day.

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Election Day in Pakistan (4 0f 28)
Rawalpindi , Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

An election official verifies a voter's I.D before issuing him his ballot.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 5 of 28)
Rawalpindi , Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

A man gets his ballot papers from an election official in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

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Election Day in Pakistan (7 0f 28)
Rawalpindi, Paksitan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Voters gesturing a victory sign to the camera as they await to cast their vote at a polling station.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 8 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Women line up to cast their votes at a polling station in Rawalpindi.

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Election Day in Pakistan (9 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Women await to cast their vote at an all women's polling station.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 11 of 28)
Rawalpindi , Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

A polling official verifies a voter's identity from the voter lists.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 12 of 28 )
Rawalpindi , Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Women walk into a polling station in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on election day.

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Election Day in Pakistan (13 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Women wait for their turn to vote at a women only polling station.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 14 of 28)
Rawalpindi , Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

A woman casts her vote in inner city polling station in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 15 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Paksitan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

An election commission official issues a ballot to a voter.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 17 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

A woman gets her thumb inked at a polling station in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Rawalpindi is one the cities that is crucial for the general election campaign. Both rival parties are in intense competition.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 18 of 28)
Rawalpindi , Pakstan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

A woman gets her thumb inked at a polling station in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 19 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Rawalpindi
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

A women a at a polling station in the raja Bazaar area of Rawalpindi. This is the first election that women have been allocated separate polling stations to vote.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 20 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Women walking after casting their votes in the old city area of Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 21 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Pakistan army soldiers walk past women awaiting to vote near a polling station.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 22 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Pakistan army soldiers guard a polling station in the Rawalpindi as polling starts. The area is expected to see fierce electoral battle between PTI and PMLN.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 25 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Paksitan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

PMLN Camps guiding their voters to the appropriate polling stations in Raja Bazaar Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 26 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Paksitan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

People coming out to vote in the Raja Bazaar district of Rawalpindi.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 27 of 28)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

Campaign posters hang on a main road in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on election day.

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Election Day in Pakistan ( 28 of 28)
Islamabad, Pakistan
By Muhammed Furqan
10 May 2013

The main road connecting Islamabad and Rawalpindi is usually bustling with activity, but today, it remains deserted on election day.