As the general elections concluded on a relatively peaceful note, voters in NA-55 presented various reasons for rooting for representatives of their choice, emphasising the importance of using their right to franchise.
Talking to this scribe, the majority of voters at different polling stations of the constituency said economic stability in the country was one of the main reasons for their voting choice.
Some believed that energy and fuel prices needed to be reduced, therefore, they would choose representatives who would address the issue of high energy prices.
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Others commented that the availability of basic necessities including clean drinking water, more colleges and health facilities in their areas were their basic demands.
A few senior citizens termed political stability in the country as the need of the hour, for which they thought that a national-level political dialogue should be initiated among large political parties.
To miscellaneous questions, polling agents belonging to various parties expressed satisfaction over the polling process being managed by polling officials.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 9th 2024.