Vote recounting to be carried out in 26 constituencies, declares ECP
The Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) directed on Monday the recounting of votes in 26 nationwide and provincial constituencies.
ECP ordered a vote recount after a number of candidates objected to the outcomes of their election held on July 25 whereas the recount of a number of different constituencies is already underway after shedding aspect appealed to the returning workplaces.
Following are the constituencies the place recounting might be held:
NA-57 (Murree), NA-158 (Multan), NA-110 (Faisalabad), NA-129 (Lahore), NA-112 (Toba Tek Singh), NA-15 (Abbottabad), NA-10 (Shangla), NA-159, NA-170 (Bahawalpur), NA-118 (Nankana Sahib), NA-140 (Kasur), PP-220 (Multan) and DG Khan district’s PP-291, PP-290, and PP-292 provincial constituencies.
Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was defeated by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Sadaqat Abbasi in NA-57 (Murree).
In NA-158, former premier and Pakistan Peoples Celebration (PPP) chief Yousaf Raza Gilani was defeated by the PTI candidate.
In NA-129, PML-N chief and Nationwide Meeting Speaker Ayaz Sadiq had defeated PTI’s Aleem Khan.
In NA-15, PML-N’s Murtaza Javed Abbasi, the deputy speaker of the NA, had defeated PTI’s Ali Asghar Khan.
In NA-10, the PML-N had emerged victorious whereas in NA-170, the PTI candidate had defeated PML-N chief and former minister Baleeghur Rehman.
In NA-140, NA-112, NA-110, NA-159, NA-118, the PTI candidates had emerged victorious in opposition to the PML-N, nevertheless, the recount would lastly seal or invert the victory.