Election results to be completed by 2am: ECP

ECP spokesperson says 95% results received through RTS so far


News Desk October 14, 2018
ECP spokesperson Nadeem Qasim . PHOTO: RADIO PAKISTAN

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) late Sunday night said that by-election results are expected to tabulated by 2am tonight, according to Radio Pakistan.

ECP spokesperson Nadeem Qasim, while talking to the media, said that, "95 per cent of the results have been received through Result Transfer System so far".

Qasim said that the results of Lahore and Rawalpindi are also being tabulated.

He said that 85 per cent of overseas Pakistanis have utilised their right to vote for the very first time in the by-elections through i-voting system.

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Qasim said that the ECP would decide whether to include these votes in result tabulation.

According to unofficial results received through RTS, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have bagged four National Assembly seats each so far.

Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) is leading the race in two while Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) in one NA constituencies.

PML-N is leading five, PTI winning four and independent candidates are ahead on two Punjab Assembly seats.

In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, PTI is leading six while ANP is ahead on three seats.

PPP is leading all two constituencies in Sindh while BNP and an independent candidate is leading one seat each in Balochistan.

 

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