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Election Results: Four PTI Leaders Request Recount

Lahore (July 27, 2018): Four PTI leaders on Friday have filed petition for vote recounting in their constituencies to returning officers (RO).

Recounting on the request of PTI’s Usman Dar is underway for Sialkot’s NA-73 constituency. PML-N leader Khawaja Asif defeated Dar by a margin of 2000 votes.

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Aleem Khan has requested the recount in PP-162 Lahore, Zulfiqar Shah in NA-100 Chiniot and Atif Khan in NA-21 Mardan.

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Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Qaiser Sheikh garnered victory from NA-100, Awami National Party’s (ANP) Ameer Haider Hoti from NA-21, while PML-N’s Yasin Sohal became successful from PP-162.

The petitions maintain that hundreds of votes were rejected intentionally therefore’ a recount should be held.Khawaja Saad Rafique Challenges NA-131 ResultKhawaja Saad Rafique Challenges NA-131 Result

Earlier today, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique on Friday challenged his opponent Imran Khan’s victory in NA-131 Lahore, alleging irregularities in the vote count process.

Rafique, who lost to the PTI chairman in the constituency in a closely-fought contest, has filed a complaint with the returning officer alleging that the presiding officer deliberately rejected hundreds of votes.

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In his application, the PML-N leader has demanded a recount of the votes from the said constituency. Until the votes are recounted, the results from the constituency should not be announced, he has requested.

Earlier, Imran won NA-131 Lahore 9 with 84,313 votes, defeating Rafique who managed 83,633 votes, according to the unofficial results from all polling stations in the constituency.

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On the other hand, Sardar Zulfiqar Khosa lost his seat of NA-190 Dera Ghazi Khan, Muhammad Amjad Farooq, independent candidate wins in recounting.

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