Election to the National/Provincial Assemblies
Members of the National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies are elected by direct voting in a constituency on first-past-the-post system through a secret ballot. A candidate who obtains the highest number of votes in a constituency, is declared elected as a Member of National or a Provincial Assembly. The constituency-wise detail of seats in the National Assembly is as under:.
|Province / Area||Total Seats|
|Islamabad Capital Territory||2|
The Seats in the National Assembly are allocated to each Province of Pakistan, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA's) and the Federal Capital on the basis of population in accordance with the last preceding Census officially published. Members to the Seats reserved for Women and Non-Muslims, are elected in accordance with law through proportional representation system of political party’s lists of candidates on the basis of total number of General Seats secured by each political party in the National Assembly or a Provincial Assembly.