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Elections 2024: Maryam Nawaz Secures NA-119 Victory

Elections 2024: Maryam Nawaz Secures NA-119 Victory

In NA-119 Lahore 3, Maryam Nawaz, the chief organizer of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N), secured victory according to unofficial results from all 338 polling stations. The preliminary results show Maryam Nawaz leading with 83,855 votes, while independent candidate Shahzad Farooq secured second place with 68,376 votes.

The General Election 2024 witnessed a peaceful and enthusiastic polling process across the country, with voters of all age groups participating actively. Polling stations opened at 8 am and closed at 5 pm, providing citizens with ample time to exercise their right to vote. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) confirmed that voters present at polling stations by the closing time were allowed to cast their votes.

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With a total of over 128 million registered voters, the elections covered seats in the national and provincial legislatures. A significant number of seats were contested, including 265 in the National Assembly and 590 in provincial assemblies. The provincial assemblies included 51 seats in the Balochistan Assembly, 128 out of 130 seats in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, 296 out of 297 seats in the Punjab Assembly, and 130 seats in the Sindh Assembly.

Despite PML-N’s overall performance in the elections, with Maryam Nawaz securing victory in NA-119, the political landscape is dynamic, and the party’s position may influence broader discussions on forming a coalition government. The elections have set the stage for potential collaborations and negotiations among winning candidates and political parties to address the challenges facing Pakistan.