Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Unofficial results: PPP's candidate defeat opponents in PS-70 by-poll

Unofficial results: PPP's candidate defeat opponents in PS-70 by-poll

SUKKUR (92 News) - PPP on Thursday defeated the JUI-F and GDA candidates in the PS-70 Mathali by-election in Badin.

According to the unofficial results, PPP candidate Dada Muhammed Halepoto won the by-election after securing 44,893 votes. JUI-F candidate Moulana Gul Hassan secured second position with 6,342 votes.

It is pertinent to mention here that the seat had fallen vacant after PPP MPA Bashir Ahmed Halepoto died on March 23.

After his death, the Bilawal Bhutto Zardari-led party nominated his nephew Dada Muhammad Halepoto to contest the by-election against JUI-F candidate Moulana Gul Hassan and 10 other candidates.

The constituency has 166,809 voters out of which 91,587 are male and 75,222 are female.

In today's polling, 57,620 votes were cast with the turnout coming out to 35.07%.