PML-N leads in PP-84 Khushab by-election as vote count underway
KHUSHAB: Polling for the by-election for Punjab Assembly seat PP-84 Khushab concluded on Wednesday as results have started to pour in, ARY News reported.
The polling started at 8 am and continued till 5 pm without any break.
According to unofficial and unconfirmed results of 199 polling stations, PML-N’s Malik Moazzam was in the lead with 61557 votes against PTI’s Ali Hussain who acquired 50,616 votes.
A tough contest is expected between Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
A total of eight candidates are vying for the PA seat. However, a tough contest is expected between PTI’s Sardar Ali Hussain Khan Baloch and PML-N’s Malik Moazzam Sher Kallu.
The PPP has awarded a ticket to Ghulam Habib Ahmed for PP-84 Khushab by-poll
There a total of 292,000 registered voters in the provincial assembly constituency. The election commission has set up 229 police stations and issued standard operating procedures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 during the by-polls.
Provincial Election Commissioner Punjab Ghulam Israr Khan directed ECP’s District Monitoring Officer (DMO) for PP-84 Khushab Rai Sultan Bhatti to initiate action over any violation of ECP’s code of conduct in the said constituency.