NA-243 by-polls: PTI's Alamgir Khan wins against MQM's Amir Chishti

07:14 PM | 14 Oct, 2018
NA-243 by-polls: PTI's Alamgir Khan wins against MQM's Amir Chishti

Alamgir Khan (PTI): 35,727

Amir Chisti (MQM-P): 15,396

KARACHI - Results continue to pour in after daylong polling on 35 national and provincial seats across Pakistan.

According to the initial and unofficial results being received from NA-243, PTI leader Muhammad Alamgir Khan won against MQM's Amir Chishti. According to unofficial results, PTI's Alamgir Khan secured 35,727 while Amir Chisti of MQM-P got 15,396 votes.

As many as 22 candidates are in the run for NA-243 Karachi, which was vacated by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The PTI has fielded Alamgir Khan as its candidate from NA-243, while Amir Chisti of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, Hakim Ali of the PPP and Sharafat Ali of the PML-N are contesting from the constituency.

There are 695,588 registered voters.

PTI's Alamgir Khan is leading in the constituency and has bagged with 2770 votes. Khan is followed by MQM-P's Amir Chishti, who has secured 1183 votes, according to unofficial and unconfirmed results.

Counting of votes is in progress as polling process for by-elections in 35 constituencies of National and Provincial Assemblies came to an end across the country at 5 pm. 370 candidates were in the run for 11 National Assembly and 24 Provincial Assemblies' seats.

Overseas Pakistanis also exercised their right to vote through i-voting for the first time.