Elections 2009

Before the promulgation of Gilgit Baltistan (Empowerment and Self Governance) order 2009 the responsibility to conduct general elections rests with the Home Department , a subordinate office of the Home Department looked after the election affairs.

Elections for Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) were conducted under the Gilgit-Baltistan (Empowerment & Self Governance) Order, 2009 and GBLA Elections Order, 1975 (amended up to 2009) on manually prepared Electoral Rolls.

714000 voters were registered in general elections 2009, valid votes polled 328103, and turn out was 46%.

Election on 6 Women Reserved Seats and 3 Technocrats were conducted on the basis of proportional representation system of political parties.

Election on 6 members of Gilgit-Baltistan Council (GBC) were conducted by the system of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote.

Election of Local Bodies in 2009 couldn't conducted on the directives of Federal Government.

In the wake of introduction of governance order 2009, which was amid at introducing for reaching administrative political suicidal and economic reforms in the region, Election Commission Gilgit Baltistan was established as a sepacial and constitutional body to conduct free fair and transparent election in Gilgit Battistan.

In November 2009 when Election Commission Gilgit Baltistan entered into its second month after its inception, it was entrusted with the herculean task of holding general Election in Gilgit Baltistan. This nascent institution accomplished the daunting and uphill task with utmost professionalism which earned it region-wide acclaim.

Election to all the 24 Constituencies of Gilgit Baltistan were held on 12th November 2009 on adult franchise basis.

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