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PP-168 Lahore: Vote Count Underway For By-election

Lahore (December 13, 2018): Polling for by-election on Punjab Assembly seat PP-168 ended on Thursday evening and vote count is now underway.

The seat was vacated by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique, after he was elected as a member of the National Assembly.

PML-N has fielded Rana Khalid Qadri as their candidate while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Malik Asad Ali Khokhar is contesting for the seat.Pakistan Peoples Party has announced to support PML-N in the by-poll.

According to the Election Commission of Pakistan, there are 126,912 registered voters in the constituency with 83 polling stations set up for voters.

Rangers’ presence has been requested while the army is on standby.

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