PPP clinches another SA seat after vote recount

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KARACHI: Pakistan People s Party (PPP) clinched another Sindh Assembly seat from Karachi, PS-115 after a recount of votes by the Returning Officer (RO) of the constituency, ARY News reported.

As per details, PPP s Asif Khan emerged victorious with a lead of 766 votes against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) backed independent candidate Shahnawaz Jadoon.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued Form 49 according to which the PPP s candidate secured 20310 votes while the PTI-bagged independent candidate bagged 19544 votes.

Earlier in Form 47, the PTI-bagged independent candidate had been declared winner with 20609 votes. PPP s Asif Khan who had received 18939 votes requested for a vote recount.

After the latest results, the PPP s general seats toll in the Sindh Assembly would rise to 87. The PPP has secured 84 general seats in the 8th February s General Elections while two independent candidates announced to join the party.

Read More: PTI-backed candidate joins PPP after win

Earlier on February 14, PTI-backed candidate Aijaz Khan Swati who emerged victorious from PS-88 Malir in the General Elections 2024 announced to join the PPP.

In a video message, Aijaz Khan Swati said that he is joining the PPP unconditionally, hoping that the Bilawal-led party would sincerely work for the betterment and welfare of his constituents.

“I am joining the PPP for the sake of my constituents,” he added.

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