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Senate election: PTI candidate wins female seat in federal capital


Islamabad: The candidate of ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won Federal Capital’s female seat in the Senate on Wednesday by 174 votes.

Farzana Kausar from PML-N and Fozia Arshad from PTI contested on woman seat from Federal Capital. PTI Candidate Fozia Arshad got 174 votes while PML-N Candidate Farzana Kausar got 161 votes. A total of five votes were rejected on woman seat.

Earlier, the polling was held from 9 am to 5 pm and contesting candidates, their agents remained present in the polling station along with Election Staff. Special Secretary of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Zafar Iqbal Hussain served as a Returning Officer and announced the result.

After the votes are counted, the returning officer will prepare and certify the election declaration in the form of Form 56, and allow candidates and their agents to obtain copies or extracts from the declaration.

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