Elections in Islamabad

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Elections in Islamabad are conducted by the Election Commission of Pakistan. Islamabad is the only Federal Territory of Pakistan which is not part of any Province. Islamabad is administered by the Metropolitan Corporation of Islamabad. Islamabad is Represented by 3 MNA's in National Assembly and 4 Senators which include one technocrat/Ulema and one Woman.

Political parties[edit]

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) are main political parties in Islamabad. Jamat-e-Islami (JI) and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) also has minor support in the Territory.

General elections[edit]

  PTI   PML-N   PPP   MMA   Non-Partisan

From 1977 to 1997 Islamabad was represented in the National Assembly of Pakistan by one Constituency NA-35 Islamabad. From 2002 to 2013 Islamabad had 2 National Assembly constituencies NA-48 Islamabad-I and NA-49 Islamabad-II. From 2018 onward Islamabad is represented by 3 National Assembly Constituencies NA-52 Islamabad-I, NA-53 Islamabad-II, NA-54 Islamabad-III.[1] Below table shows winners of each constituency:

General Election Winners
1977 PPP
1985 Independent
1988 PPP
1990 PML-N
1993 PML-N
1997 PML-N
General Election Winners
NA-48 NA-49
2002 MMA PPP
2008 PML-N PML-N
2013 PTI PML-N
General Election Winners
NA-52 NA-53 NA-54

Election maps (1977–2018)[edit]

Local elections[edit]

Local elections are conducted in Islamabad to elect the Metropolitan Corporation of Islamabad. Islamabad is divided into 50 Union Councils . Each Union Council sends one chairman and Vice Chairman to the Metropolitan Corporation. 9 Women, 2 Minority Members, 2 Workers/Peasants, 2 Youth and 1 Technocrat are indirectly elected by the Metropolitan Corporation. Chairman and Vice Chairman of Majority party becomes Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Islamabad Respectively. Each Union Council is divided into 6 wards and each Union Council elects 6 Councilors, 2 Women Councilors, one Minority and one Youth Councilor.[2]


  1. ^ "Islamabad New Halqa Bandi 2018 – MNA Seats". Sports Workers Helpline. Retrieved 2022-06-10.
  2. ^ Ghumman, Kashif Abbasi | Khawar (2015-11-30). "LG polls: The rural-urban divide in Islamabad". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2022-06-10.