The attention of the entire nation in Pakistan is focused on the 2024 election results, particularly the battle between arch-rivals PML-N and PTI, along with independent candidates, with PPP closely trailing as of 6 pm on February 9th.
As the formation of what could be a historic government awaits clarity, Dawn.com has compiled a summary of key players and their performance in an election marked by uncertain predictions and surprises.
Maryam Nawaz secures victory in NA-119
Lahore PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz has secured her first National Assembly seat, winning with 83,855 votes. Shehzad Farooq, supported by PTI, came in second with 68,376 votes.
Mixed results for the Sharif family Shehbaz Sharif
Maryam’s uncle and PML-N president, won the NA-123 seat in Lahore with 63,953 votes. Afzal Azeem Pahat, backed by PTI, was the runner-up with 48,486 votes. Shehbaz also claimed victory in the PP-158 seat with 38,642 votes. However, elder brother Nawaz Sharif, vying for a fourth term as prime minister, lost in Mansehra’s NA-15 with 80,382 votes, as PTI-backed Shahzada Mohammad Gustasif Khan secured victory with 105,249 votes.
Hamza Shehbaz secures victory in NA-118
Lahore Continuing the success for the Sharif family in Lahore, Hamza Shehbaz of PML-N won with 105,960 votes, defeating PTI-backed Aliya Hamza Malik who secured 100,803 votes.
Javed Latif faces defeat in NA-115
Sheikhpura III PML-N chief Javed Latif suffered defeat against PTI-backed Khurram Shahzad Virk in NA-115 Sheikhupura III, with Latif garnering 94,144 votes compared to Virk’s 130,255.
Gohar Ali Khan triumphs in NA-10
Buner Despite the party founder being behind bars, PTI leader Gohar Ali Khan secured victory in Buner with 110,023 votes, while ANP’s Abdul Rauf came second with 30,302 votes.
Asad Qaiser emerges victorious in NA-19
Swabi Former National Assembly speaker and prominent PTI member Asad Qaiser won with 115,635 votes, with JUI-F’s Fazal Ali securing second place with 45,567 votes.
Omar Ayub Khan clinches NA-18
Haripur Omar Ayub Khan secured his NA seat with 192,984 votes, while PML-N’s Babar Nawaz Khan came in second with 112,389 votes.
Sirajul Haq loses NA-6
Lower Dir I Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq faced a significant loss in NA-6, Lower Dir I, securing 56,538 votes against PTI-backed Muhammad Bashir Khan, who clinched victory with 81,060 votes.
Noor Alam Khan triumphs in NA-28
Peshawar I Former PTI leader Noor Alam Khan, now with JUI-F, won in NA-28 Peshawar I with 138,389 votes, defeating PTI-backed Sajid Nawaz Khan, who secured 65,119 votes.
Fazlur Rehman faces defeat in NA-44
DI Khan PTI leader Ali Amin Gandapur defeated JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman with 93,443 votes to 59,922 votes in NA-44, DI Khan.
Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari secures victory in NA-196
Qamber Shahdkot PPP leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari maintained the party’s stronghold in Sindh, winning with 85,370 votes. Nasir Mehmood from JUI-P came in second with 34,449 votes.
Asif Ali Zardari triumphs in NA-207
Shaheed Benazirabad Former president Asif Ali Zardari secured a landslide victory in Shaheed Benazirabad with 146,989 votes, while PTI-backed independent candidate Sardar Sher Muhammad Rind Baloch was the runner-up with 51,916 votes.
Syed Ali Musa Gilani wins NA-151
Multan IV PPP-P’s Syed Ali Musa Gilani won in a power clash against PTI-backed Meher Bano Qureshi in NA-151, Multan IV, securing 79,080 votes compared to Qureshi’s 71,649 votes.
Pervez Khattak faces defeat in NA-33
Nowshera PTI-Parliamentarians founder Pervez Khattak lost in Nowshera’s NA-33, with a significant margin of 66,000 votes to PTI-backed independent candidate Syed Shah Ahad Ali Shah, who secured 93,429 votes against Khattak’s 26,574 votes.
Aimal Wali Khan faces defeat in NA-25
Charsadda II ANP leader Aimal Wali Khan suffered a major loss in NA-25 Charsadda II, securing 67,876 votes, while PTI-backed Fazal Muhammad Khan took the win with 100,713 votes.
Akhtar Mengal wins NA-261 from Balochistan (Surab-Kalat-Mastung)
Former Chief Minister of Balochistan Akhtar Mengal secured victory with 3,404 votes, with PPP’s Sardar Sanaullah Zehri coming in second with 2,871 votes.
Abdul Hakeem Baloch triumphs in NA-231
Karachi In a closely contested battle in NA-231 (Malir III), PPP’s Abdul Hakeem Baloch won by a slim margin against PTI-backed Khalid Mahmood Ali, securing 43,634 votes to Ali’s 43,245 votes.