Unofficial results: PTI wins 60 seats in Cantonment Board election; PML-N won 59
Unofficial results: PTI wins 60 seats in Cantonment Board election; PML-N won 59

Unofficial results of all 212 wards in 42 cantonment boards election have been announced.

LAHORE (Dunya News) - Unofficial results of all 212 wards in 42 cantonment boards election across Pakistan have been announced, Dunya News reported.

The polling for the cantonment boards election had started on Sunday at 8:00 am in the morning and concluded at 5:00 p.m. At least 1,560 candidates of various political parties along with independent candidates were contested the election.

According to unofficial results of 212 wards, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf emerged as winner at 60 seats while Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) secured 59 seats. Independents remained third with 55 seats.

Pakistan People’s Party could secure 17 seats. Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) got 10 seats and Jamaat-e-Islami grabbed seven seats. Awami National Party (ANP) and Balochistan Awami Party got two seats each.

PML-N won the Cantonment board election in most cities of Punjab including Lahore and Rawalpindi. The ruling PTI also suffered an upset defeat in Multan. However, PTI emerged as the largest party in Karachi.

PUNJAB

Lahore Cantonment

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) emerged victorious on six out of 10 seats from Lahore Cantonment. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf grabbed three seats while one seat was won by Independent candidate.

Walton Cantt

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) completed a clean sweep in cantonment boards election from Walton Cantt and won nine seats. Election on one seat was postponed due to death of a candidate.

Rawalpindi Cantonment Board

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) won seven out of nine seat in polls in Rawalpindi Cantonment Board. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf failed to win a single seat in Rawalpindi Cantonment Board elections. Two seats were won by independent candidates.

Chaklala Cantt

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) also emerged leading political party from Chaklala Cantt, winning five of the 10 seats. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Jamaat-e-Islami got two seats each while one seat was won by independent candidate.

Wah Cantt

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) secured eight out of 10 seats in cantonment boards election in Wah Cantt. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf managed to win on two seats.

Texila

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) won three seats in Texila while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf got two seats.

Murree

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) won one seat each in cantonment boards election in Murree.

Attock

Independent candidates grabbed both seats in cantonment boards election from Attock.

Sanjwal

Both seats in cantonment boards election from Sanjwal were won by idependent candidates.

Kamra Cantt

Independent candidates emerged victorious in cantonment boards election held on one seat in Camra Cantt.

Multan Cantonment

Ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf suffered an upset defeat and failed to win a single seat in cantonment boards election in Multan. Independent candidates won nine seats while PML-N grabbed one seat.

Sialkot

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) grabbed three out of five seats in Sialkot. Ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf won two seats.

Gujranwala

Ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf emerged victorious on six out of 10 seats in Gujranwala. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) got two seats while two seats were won by independent candidates.

Mangla

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) secured one seat in cantonment boards election in Mangla. One seat was won by independent candidate.

Jhelum

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf won both the seats in cantonment boards election in Jhelum.

Kharian

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf also won both seats in Kharian.

Sargodha

Five seats were won by independent candidates in cantonment boards election in Sargodha. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf secured three seats while PML-N got two seats.

Okara

Independent candidates emerged victorious on four out of five seats in Okara. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf got one seat.

SINDH

Faisal Cantonment

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged victorious at three seats of Faisal Cantonment. Jamaat-e-Islami secured one seat while one seat was won by an independent candidate.

Malir Cantt

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won four seats in Malir Cantt. Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Jamaat-e-Islami got two seats each while one seat was won by independent.

Karachi Cantt

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) grabbed two seats in cantonment boards election in Karachi Cantt while two seats were won by independent candidats.

Korangi Cantonment

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) won two out of five seats in cantonment boards election in Korangi Cantonment while PTI, PPP and MQM-P secured one seat each.

Manora Cantonment

Pakistan People’s Party won both the seats in cantonment boards election in Manora Cantonment.

Hyderabad

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) emerged as the single largest party in cantonment boards election after winning seven seats. Pakistan People’s Party won three seats.

Pano Aqil

Independent candidate won the cantonment boards election held on the single seat from Pano Aqil.

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA

Peshawar

Ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf suffered an upset in cantonment boards election in Peshawar and grabbed only one seat. Pakistan People’s Party managed to win two seats while Awami National Party (ANP) got one seat. One seat was won by independent candidate.

Abbottabad

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf emerged victorious on four out of 10 seats in Abbottabad. PML-N won three seats and Pakistan People’s Party got one seat. Two seats were won by Independent candidates.

Havailian

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) got one seat each in Havailian.

Kohat

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf secured one seat in cantonment boards election in Kohat while independent candidates won two seats.

Bannu

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf managed to win one seat in Bannu while independent candidate also won one seat.

Dera Ismail Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf won both the seats in cantonment boards election in Dera Ismail Khan.

Mardan

Awami National Party grabbed one seat in cantonment boards election in Mardan. One seat was won by independent candidate.

Nowshera

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf won two seats in cantonment boards election in Nowshera while two seats were grabbed by independent candidates.

Chirat

Both the seats in cantonment boards election in Chirat were won by the independent candidates.

BALOCHISTAN

Quetta

Independent candidates won three seats in cantonment boards election in Quetta while two seats were grabbed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

Zhob Cantonment

Both the seats in cantonment boards election in Zhob Cantonment were secured by Balochistan Awami Party.

Loralai

Independent candidates won both the seats in cantonment boards election in Loralai.

219 wards formed in 42 cantonment boards

According to details, 219 wards have been formed in 42 cantonment boards across the country, and voting was held on only 203 seats, while elections have been postponed for 6 seats.

Candidates for seven seats were elected unopposed and five independent candidates were also elected unopposed.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) have reached an agreement in Galiyat Kalabagh Cantonment following which one candidate from each party was elected unopposed.

As many as 1,550 candidates are contesting in the cantonment board local body elections out of which the highest number of 180 candidates was fielded by PTI, while PML-N fielded 143 candidates and 112 candidates of the PPP are contesting the elections.

104 candidates of Jamaat-e-Islami, 86 candidates of Tehreek-e-Labeek Pakistan (TTP), 74 candidates of Allahu Akbar Tehreek, 42 candidates of MQM, 35 candidates of PSP, 34 candidates of PML-Q and 659 independent candidates are also trying their luck in the elections.

Karachi has maximum 6 cantonments, 42 wards, no party could field candidates for all seats, PTI fielded maximum 41 candidates, PPP 40, Jamaat-e-Islami 38, MQM 32 candidates. Are PSP 27, PML-N 22 candidates, 108 independent candidates are also contesting.

There are 10 wards in Lahore and Walton Cantonment and 268 candidates are contesting for 20 seats. Tough contest is expected between the PML-N and PTI. The rival parties have fielded 20 candidates, while 19 candidates of Allah Akbar Tehreek are contesting elections in 20 wards. The PPP has fielded 15 candidates, PML-Q 13, Jamaat-e-Islami 10 in 20 wards and 144 independent candidates are also in the race on 20 seats.

On the other hand, relatives of prominent political personalities have also entered the fray. Asharab Sohal, son of MPA Yasin Sohal, is the PML-N candidate from Walton Ward 8, while Fahad Masood, brother of MPA Timur Masood, is the PTI candidate from Wah’s Ward 8 and former Senator Chaudhry Tanveer s brother Changez Khan is a PML-N candidate from Ward 4 of Chaklala.

At the end of the polling, the presiding officers will announce the results at the polling station immediately after the counting, while the returning officers will announce the preliminary results immediately after the completion of the results of each ward.

All polling agents are directed to obtain a copy of the result from the Presiding Officer. All election agents or candidates should also get a copy of the preliminary result from the concerned Returning Officer.

Violations

Meanwhile, a scuffle broke out at Multan’s ward number 4 after PTI’s male workers tried to enter female polling station. The polling process got affected by the clash.

Returning officer in Karachi carried out an action and arrested two fake polling agents from ward 4. The suspects were present inside the women polling station without authentic documents.

Following the violations, PPP has written a letter to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) over continuous breaching of rules in Cantonment Boards Elections. PTI workers have violated the code of conduct at polling stations in Karachi, the letter read.

It further demanded the commission to take notice against PTI members of assembly for interfering in the polling process.

Security arrangements

The ECP set up Complaint Centers for monitoring of Cantonment Board election process at all provincal headquarters and Islambad. Citizens can access the centre in Islamabad on telephone numbers: 051-9204403 and 051-9204402.

The provincial governments have been directed to install CCTV cameras at the most sensitive polling stations.

According to the spokesperson of the ECP, police officers have been deployed at the polling stations to ensure law and order, while Rangers and FC are also deployed outside the polling stations.

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