MULTAN: According to unofficial and unconfirmed results, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) candidate Malik Wasif Mazhar Raan won by-election in Multan’s constituency PP-218 on Sunday, ARY News reported.
PTI’s candidate Malik Wasif Mazhar Raan clinched PP-218 seat by securing 46,988 votes while his close contender, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) candidate Malik Muhammad Arshad received 39486 votes.
The Punjab Assembly seat fell vacant after the death of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) MPA Mazhar Abbas Raan.
Major contenders vying for the seat were Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Malik Wasif Mazhar Raan, Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) Malik Muhammad Arshad.
Malik Shahid Abbas Raan, Muhammad Tufail, Muhammad Ramzan and Muhammad Israr-Ul-Haq Cheema were contesting elections as independent candidates.
Earlier, the counting of votes was underway after the polling process for Multan’s PP-218 seat ended peacefully in the constituency.
The polling process commenced at 8am today and ended at 5pm without any break at the 138 polling stations in the constituency.
32 polling stations were declared sensitive and at least one thousand law enforcement personnel were deployed around them.
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