MQM-P defeats PTI with 12,371 votes in Karachi's PS-94 by-election

11:59 PM | 27 Jan, 2019
MQM-P defeats PTI with 12,371 votes in Karachi's PS-94 by-election
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KARACHI - Syed Hashim Raza of MQM-P won the by-election on Karachi's PS-94 seat which fell vacant after the death of MPA Muhammad Wajahat.

According to unofficial results, Raza bagged 21,136 votes while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Ashraf Jabbar Qureshi obtained 8,765.

According to the Election Commission of Pakistan, there were 246,449 registered voters in the constituency with 149 polling stations set up for voters.

PPP’s Javed Sheikh, Muhammad Irfan Waheed of Pak Sarzameen Party and Muttahida Majlis–e–Amal’s Muhammad Aslam Pervez Abbasi also participated in the elections.

Polling for the by-election started at 8am and continued until 5pm on Sunday.