What to Know About Pakistan's Upcoming General Elections

Jul 23, 2018, 11:12 AM

If everything goes according to plan, Pakistan could see only the second civilian transfer of power in its 71 year history when it holds general elections on July 25 (the last time was in 2013). Over 100 million Pakistanis will cast their votes for nearly 12,000 candidates, who are fighting for 849 national and provincial seats in a campaign that, in mid-July, was marred by shocking violence.