Unofficial results start pouring in as voting ends in cantonment board election
Unofficial results have started pouring in as vote count is underway after the polling for the elections in 41 cantonment boards across Pakistan ended.
The polling started at 8:00 am in the morning and concluded at 5:00 p.m in the evening today (Sunday). 1,560 candidates are contesting in 206 wards.
878 candidates are in the field in 112 wards of 19 cantonments in Punjab, 418 in 53 wards of eight cantonments in Sindh, 170 candidates in 33 wards of nine cantonments in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), and 47 candidates in eight wards of three cantonments in Balochistan.
The ruling PTI has fielded over 170 candidates in all the four provinces, followed by 140 of the PML-N and 112 of the PPP. 105 candidates of the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) are in the run in the four provinces.
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) have fielded 41 and 33 candidates, respectively, in the cantonment boards in Karachi and Hyderabad.