Political parties in Pakistan have concluded their weeks-long campaigns for the country’s by-elections scheduled on Sunday in 35 constituencies of the National Assembly, or lower house of the country’s parliament, and four provincial assemblies.

According to the media, following the code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), all the candidates ended their campaigns on Friday midnight after increasing the pace of their campaigns during past week.

The by-elections will be held on 11 National Assembly seats and 24 seats of provincial assemblies, including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh provinces, according to the ECP.

According to detail shared by the ECP, out of 11 seats of the National assembly, eight is in Punjab province, one each in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces and one in the federal capital Islamabad.

Twenty-four seats from provincial assemblies included 11 seats for Punjab Assembly, nine for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and two each for Sindh and Balochistan, said ECP.

As many as 1,727 polling stations out of the total 7,489 have been categorized as ‘highly sensitive’ by the election commission. Meanwhile, the ECP has printed over 9.9 million ballot papers for the by-elections. As many as 641 candidates have been contesting in 35 constituencies of the National assembly and provincial assemblies.

Pakistan Army personnel have taken the responsibility of the polling stations, both inside and outside. They will be deployed at the polling stations till Oct. 15.

Over 9.23 million registered voters, including overseas Pakistanis, are eligible to cast their ballots. This will be the first time that overseas Pakistanis will cast their votes in the by-polls.