Islamabad, July 25 (TNS): Counting of votes underway as Pakistan voted on Wednesday for the country’s third consecutive democratic transfer of power.
Polling began at 8AM across the country’s 85,307 polling stations and continued until 6PM despite calls by several major parties, including PML-N, PPP and PTI, to extend the polling time by an hour.
As many as 12,570 candidates contested for a total of 849 seats of national and provincial assemblies in the country’s 11th General Election.
Counting has now underway at the polling stations.
According to unofficial, unconfirmed results:
PTI is leading in so far unofficially…
PML-N leading in seven out of 52… but the results are still pouring in.
For the National Assembly’s 272 seats but polling was done on 270 seats because of polling delayed in two.
The unofficial results coming in from polling stations are, in numerical order:
The Election Commssion of Pakistan will release the official results much later.
NA-1 Chitral: PTI is leading…
NA-2 Swat II: MMA is leading…
NA-3 Swat: Sheryar Amir (PPP) is leading…
NA-4 Swat: PTI’s Murad Saeed is ahead with 11,351 votes, ANP’s Saleem Khan is second with 4,106 votes.
NA-5 Upper Dir: MMA’s Sahibzada Tariqullah is leading with 3,986 votes, against 3,123 of PPP’s Najmuddin Khan and 3,108 of Murad Saeed, in 23 polling stations.
NA-7 Lower Dir: Unofficial results of 28 polling stations are in. PTI’s Muhammad Bashir Khan is leading with 6,300 votes. MMA’s Sirajul Haq has 3,700 votes.
NA-8 Malakand: PTI’s Junaid Akbar is leading with 2,494 votes. PPP’s Bilawal has 1,069 votes… results of 8 polling stations so far.
NA-9 Buner: GGHS Korea result has PTI’s Sher Akbar Khan with 281, Rauf Khan of the ANP 239, Kamran Khan of the PML-N with 122, Istiqbal Khan of the JUI 93, Fanus Gujar of the AWP 38
NA-16 Abbottabad: PTI leading over PML-N…
NA-19 Swabi: Waras Khan (ANP) leading over PTI’s Usman Khan
NA-20 Mardan: Mujahid Ali of the PTI is leading over the ANP’s Gul Nawaz Khan, and the MMA’s Atta ur Rehman and the PML-N’s Akhtar Nawaz, and Nawabzada Khwaja M. Khan Hoti of PPP.
NA-21 Mardan: Ameer Haider Hoti of the ANP is ahead with 2,128 votes. PTI’s Muhammad Atif is second with 1,453 votes…
NA-24 Charsadda: PTI’s Fazal Muhammad Khan is leading with 2,508 votes. ANP chief Asfandyar Wali is second with 1,768 votes. These are the results from six polling stations only.
NA-27 Peshawar: Ghulam Ali (MMA) is leading..
NA-29 Peshawar: PTI’s Nasir Khan is leading with 1,714 votes. Ameer Muqam of the PML-N is behind with 607 votes.
NA-31 Peshawar: PTI’s Shaukat Ali is leading, Ghulam Bilour of the ANP is close behind.
NA-32 Kohat Shehryar Afridi of the PTI is leading over the MMA’s Gohar Muhammad
NA-35 Bannu: It is neck-in-neck here: 16 polling stations: PTI chief Imran Khan leading with 3,495 votes. MMA’s Akram Khan Durrani second with 3,177.
NA-36 Lakki Marwat: MMA is leading…
NA-37 Tank: MMA is leading…
NA-38 DI Khan: JUI-F chief leading with 1,208 votes, followed by an independent candidate Waqar Ahmed Khan with 887 votes.
NA-39 DI Khan II: MMA’s Maulana Fazal Ur Rehman is leading with 3,869 votes against 3,451 for the PTI’s Sheikh Yaqoob, according to the results of 20 polling stations.
NA-52 Islamabad: Tariq Fazal of the PML-N is leading with 726 votes. PPP’s candidate is at second position with 522. These are the results from three polling stations.
NA-53 Islamabad-II: PTI chief Imran Khan is leading with 762 votes with 182 votes for PML-N’s Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
NA-54 Islamabad-III: PTI’s Asad Umar is leading with 285 votes against 126 of PML-N’s Anjum Aqeel.
NA-58 Gojar Khan: Raja Pervaiz Ashraf of the PPP is leading with 1,629 votes. PTI’s Chaudhry Azeem has secured 1,261 votes.
NA-59 PTI’s Ghulam Sarwar is leading with 1,403 votes, followed by Chaudhry Nisar with 543 votes, according to the results of five polling stations.
NA-63 Rawalpindi: Chaudhry Nisar is second with 1,420 votes, while PTI’s Chaudhry Ghulam Sarwar is ahead with 1,971 votes.
NA-67 Jhelum: PTI’s Fawad Chaudhry leading is with 3,456 votes.
NA-68 Gujrat: PML-Q’s Chaudhry Hussain Elahi is leading with 2,192 votes, followed by PML-N’s Chaudhry Mubashir with 835 votes
NA-70 Gujrat: PTI’s Fayzul Hasan is leading with 15,171 votes. PML-N’s Jaffer Iqbal is second with 7,431 and Qamar-uz Zaman Kaira of the PPP is third with 5,110 votes.
NA-73 Sialkot: Khawaja Asif of the PML-N leading with 2,500 votes. Usman Dar of the PTI is at second position with 2,000 votes.
NA-78 Narowal: Ahsan Iqbal of the PML-N is leading with 7,357 votes. PTI’s Abrarul Haq is second with 4,921. These are the unofficial results from 20 polling stations.
NA-81 Gujranwala: PML-N’s Khurram Dastgir is leading with 33,550 votes. PTI’s Chaudhry Muhammad Siddique has 22,410 votes so far…
NA-88 Sargodha: Results from 12 polling stations show PTI’s Nadeem Afzal Chan leading with 2,238 votes. PML-N’s Mukhtar Ahmed has 1,585.
NA-95 Mianwali: PTI chief Imran Khan leading with 5,612 votes. Ubaidullah of the PML-N is second position with 1,556 votes.
NA-102 Faisalabad: PTI’s Malik Nawab Waseer is leading with 8,364. PML-N’s Talal Chaudhry at second with 3,370 votes.
NA-106 Faisalabad: In 10 polling stations: PTI’s Nisar Jutt is leading with 2,125. PML-N’s Rana Sanaullah is at second with 2,012 votes…
NA-115 Jhang: ASWJ’s Ahmad Ludhiyanvi who is an independent candidate is leading with 6,476 votes. PTI’s Ghulam Bibi Bharwana is second with 3,853.
NA-125: PTI’s Yasmeen Rashid is leading with 6,500 votes. PML-N’s Waheed Alam is behind with 5,984 votes.
NA-127: PML-N’s Ali Pervez Malik is leading with 13,000 votes. PTI’s Jamshed Cheema has 10,000 votes (30 polling stations).
NA-129 Lahore: PML-N’s Ayaz Sadiq is ahead with 1,346 votes. PTI’s Aleem Khan is just behind with 1,214 votes. These are the results from 4 polling stations.
NA-130: PML-N’s Ahmed Hassan is leading with 11,000. PTI’s Shafqat Mehmood is behind him with 10,000 votes.
NA-156 Multan: PTI’s Shah Mehmood Qureshi is leading with 5,251 votes against 3,942 for the PML-N’s Amir Saeed Ansari, according unofficial results of 20 polling stations.
NA-192 Rajanpur: Sardar Muhammad Laghari of the PTI leading with 928 votes. PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif trailing with 524 votes.
NA-193 Rajanpur: PTI’s Sardar Muhammad Leghari is leading with 928 votes. PML-N’s Shehbaz Sharif with 524.
NA-200: Larkana: MMA’s Rashid Soomro is leading with 4,931 votes. PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto is behind with 3,675.
NA-213 Nawabshah: PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari is leading with 3,461 votes. GDA’s Sheer Muhammad Rind is second with a mere 558 votes.
NA-243: MQM’s Ali Raza Abidi is leading with 416 votes. PTI’s Imran Khan has secured 250 votes here.
NA-246 Lyari: Bilawal Bhutto is leading with 1,754 votes.
NA-249 Karachi: PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif is leading with 3,400. PTI’s Faisal Vawda 2,555, MQM has 2,021 (in 27 out of 257 polling stations so far.)
There are 270 seats whose results will come in.