Election Commission

January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023

JS Constituencies: EC yet to begin demarcation

The Election Commission is yet to begin delimitation of parliamentary constituencies, a vital job ahead of the next national election, due to the unavailability of the final report on the latest census.

December 27, 2022
December 27, 2022

Rangpur city corporation elections underway

Voting in Rangpur City Corporation elections began this morning using electronic voting machines (EVMs).

December 15, 2022
December 15, 2022

BNP MPs' resignation: EC to announce date of by-polls on Sunday

The Election Commission will announce on Sunday the schedule for by-elections to the parliamentary seats that fell vacant following the resignation of the BNP lawmakers.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

Foreign envoy’s comments: EC, govt sing same tune

The Election Commission and the government have picked up similar tones against statements by foreign diplomats on Bangladesh’s domestic issues, such as elections.

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

Is the EC fighting an unwinnable war?

There are a few possible explanations behind why the EC chose to suspend the Gaibandha-5 by-poll

October 14, 2022
October 14, 2022

Gaibandha polls irregularities: EC blames it on local admin

The Election Commission holds the local administration and presiding officers responsible for the polling irregularities that ultimately led to the suspension of Gaibandha-5 by-election on Wednesday.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Halting Gaibandha by-polls wasn’t a reckless decision: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal has said that stopping Gaibandha-5 by-polls was not a “reckless” decision. 

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

EC halts Gaibandha-5 by-polls

The Election Commission today withheld the by-elections to Gaibandha-5 constituency due to malpractice.

October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022

The shocking contempt of the EC by civil servants

The rude disobedience shown by the field-level administrators – deputy commissioners (DCs) and superintendents of police (SPs) – to the current Election Commission (EC) has once again shown us what’s wrong at the core of our election management mechanism.

October 3, 2022
October 3, 2022

EVMs and a mind-reading election commissioner

Did you know that mind-reading was an essential trait for the job of an election commissioner? I did not.