Bangladesh Election Commission

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

EC’s big nothing: From a crowning moment to a humbling experience

Now that the Cumilla City Corporation (CCC) election is over and everything there was to see and hear has been seen and heard, we need to address the elephant in the room.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Why election 2023 needs to be different from the last two

An acceptable election depends on the Election Commission's ability to display its grit and resolve, exercise its writ, remain neutral, and be prompt to address complaints and proactive in detecting violations.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

"If I were CEC of New Zealand or Britain, could've wrapped up polls while sipping tea"

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal said if he had been made the CEC of New Zealand or Britain, he could have finished the election by sitting on a chair sipping tea.

March 21, 2020
March 21, 2020

EC halts CCC election, 2 by-polls

Election Commission postpones Chattogram City Corporation election and by-polls to two constituencies due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

January 22, 2020
January 22, 2020

No fake votes possible through EVMs: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says the electronic voting machines (EVMs) that would be used in the upcoming elections to Dhaka North and South city corporations are of high quality and would not make it possible to cast fake votes using those.

September 16, 2019
September 16, 2019

Fake NID: 'Action if evidence found against any EC official'

The Election Commission will take actions if any of its officials is found involved in issuance of fake national identity cards (NID) for the Rohingya people, Election Commissioner Kabita Khanam says.

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

3 MPs ordered to leave area before UZ polls

Election Commission orders three lawmakers to leave their constituencies immediately for violating polls code ahead of upazila election.

March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019

Voting at all centres in Katiadi suspended over 'rigging'

Authorities suspend voting at all 89 centres of Katiadi upazila in Kishoreganj following allegations of huge irregularities during the 3rd phase of upazila elections.

January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019

Learn from EVM-related mistakes

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda yesterday asked the election officials to take lessons from the polls-time mistakes while using Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) during the December 30 national election and be prepared for the upcoming upazila elections.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

11th general polls a ‘bright example’ in nat’l life: EC Secy

Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed says the 11th parliamentary election will remain as a ‘bright example’ in national life.