Polling for the 3rd and final phase of local government elections has started in 12 districts of Punjab and six in Sindh on Saturday. Close competitions are being expected in several constituencies of Karachi, Multan, Rawalpindi and Sialkot. The voting process will continue for ten hours till 5:30 pm without any break.
A total 16,986,946 (male 9,447,933, female 7,539,013) voters are exercising their right to franchise in the elections in Punjab. Whereas there are over 7.083 million registered voters including over four million male and around three million female in Karachi districts.