Politics Of Pakistan People’s Party (Ppp) In Senate Elections 2018 A Critical Appraisal

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Shaista Gohar , Safia Jawad , Ambreena Begum , Sumayya , Afzaal Amin , Sayyed Junaid Shah , Syed Kazim Ali Shah , Imad Ali


The Pakistani Senate, the upper house of the country's bicameral legislature, was established in 1973. The National Assembly is not given many exclusive powers that the Senate enjoys. Therefore senate election is more important for major political parties in Pakistan. This brief article re-contextualized the senate elections in Pakistan generally and PPP performance in it particularly. This article presented a brief review of the Senate election, 2018 as well as assessed the potential strategies of PPP in Senate elections, 2018. The article also critically analyzed the PPP approach and attempts to woo regional parties and dissident legislatures to make an electoral dent. For data collections secondary source is used and applied qualitative method.

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