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.