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by-election

, bye-election
1. (in the United Kingdom and other countries of the Commonwealth) an election held during the life of a parliament to fill a vacant seat in the lower chamber
2. (in the US) a special election to fill a vacant elective position with an unexpired term
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Individual transfers or postings of civil servants will only be made, after the issuance of schedule of bye election, in exceptional circumstances, in exigency of service and in public interest, with prior approval of the election commission.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Wednesday issued code of conduct for holding bye elections in NA-63,on August 31.
Now, therefore, the Chief Election Commissioner is pleased to postpone the date of poll for bye election in constituency no PS-14 Jacobabad-II, with immediate effect.
ECP also awarded power of the first class magistrate to the Rangers officers who will perform duties during the poll day of bye elections.
According to Police, all security arrangements have been completed for bye election.
All efforts would be made to implement the security plan in letter and spirit, and no stone would be left unturned for ensuring smooth, transparent and peaceful conduct of local bodies bye election, he added.
In Karachi the bye election will be held in one National Assembly (NA- 254) and two provincial assembly constituencies (PS-95 & PS-103).
HANGU -- The success of the PML-N candidate with huge margin in the Lodhran bye elections remained hot topic among the socio-political circles of Hangu district as the PMLN and ANP workers distributed sweets to celebrate the victory.
Meanwhile, he said Ralekgetho ward and Mochudi East bye elections had to happen in 90 days, adding that for the council bye-election they were currently waiting for the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development to give them a date.
Counting of votes for Bankura and Daspur Assembly bye elections are being held in West Bengal.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader, Maryam Nawaz on Monday said people were campaigning for Kalsoom Nawaz contesting bye elections in NA-120.
LAHORE -- Provincial Minister for Law & Local Government, Rana Sanaullah Khan has said that Imran Khan is afraid of defeat in bye elections of Jhang and wants to escape by leveling baseless allegations.