DASKA: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Nosheen Iftikhar secured victory against PTI’s Ali Asjad Malhi in NA-75 Daska by-poll.
According to form 45, Iftikhar managed to secure 110,075 votes, whereas Malhi received 93,433. The finally tally means the PML-N won by a margin of 16,642 votes.
Voter turn out remained disappointing. 43.33% among men, the turnout was 45.1%, while turnout among women was slightly lower at 41.2%.
In total, 214,063 votes were cast in the by-election, out of a total voter base of 494,003.
Of the total votes cast, 1,702 were rejected as invalid.
PML-N Vice President Mohtarma Maryam Nawaz congratulated supporters of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on the party’s victory in NA-75 by-polls.
Hamza Shahbaz also expressed gratitude for the victory in the Daska election.
Earlier, the by-poll in the Sialkot constituency had gained national importance after a by-election in the same constituency on February 19 was declared null and void by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) due to serious irregularities.