Rawalakot (October 21, 2018): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Sardar Amir Altaf won the by-polls held on a vacant seat of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Sunday.
According to unofficial and unconfirmed results of the 131 polling stations, PML-N’s Altaf got 20,874 votes while Pakistan People’s Party candidate Sardar Ghulam Sadiq stood second with 14,731 votes.A total of 131 polling stations had been set up for 41,658 voters in the constituency amid stringent security. Thirty-seven polling stations were declared sensitive and 28 highly sensitive.
The LA-18 seat was left vacant following the death of PML-N leader Khan Bahadur Khan.
PPP candidate Sardar Ghulam Sadiq, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Sawar Khan, PML-N’s Amir Altaf and Kashan Masood of Muslim Conference were among the contestants in the running.Today, polling was also held for Karachi’s National Assembly seat NA-247 and Sindh Assembly seat PS-111, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly seat PK-71.