Vote count underway as balloting ends in Punjab by-polls 

Islamabad, July 17, 2022 (PPI-OT):Counting of votes is underway after completion of polling process for the by-elections in twenty constituencies of Punjab Assembly. After compilation of results of polling stations, District Returning Officers and Returning Officers will announce unofficial results.

Radio Pakistan’s Lahore Correspondent Sajjad Parvez reports that these Punjab Assembly constituencies fell in Rawalpindi, Khushab, Bhakkar, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sheikhupura, Lahore, Sahiwal, Multan, Lodhran, Bahawalnagar, Muzaffargarh, Layyah and Dera Ghazi Khan Districts. The Election Commission had established three thousand, one hundred thirty one polling stations in these twenty constituencies.

A total of 175 candidates are contesting for 20 Punjab Assembly seats which fell vacant with the de-notification of dissident members of PTI in the provincial assembly. The Election Commission of Pakistan is monitoring the counting of vote’s process and result compilation through control rooms in Islamabad and Lahore.

According to ECP, Chief Election Commissioner and Secretary ECP are monitoring the counting of votes respectively from Islamabad and Lahore. Any complaint can be registered at 051-9204402 -3 and 051-9210837- 8. Besides, fax number 051-9204404 is also available for this purpose.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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