Hafizabad constituency receives highest voter turnout


The highest number of votes were cast in Hafizabad constituency during 2018 general election, according to results issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday.

A constituency-wise report issued by the electoral body listed the areas that were most active in casting votes in the recently-conducted polls.

The city’s NA-87 constituency cast 404,723 votes, according to ECP’s report.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Chaudhry Shaukat Ali Bhatti received a total 165,618 votes while Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) trailed with 157,453.

Saira Afzal Tarar, who served as the minister for national health services regulation and coordination in ex-premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s cabinet, was representing PML-N from the constituency.

The people of Hafizabad demonstrated their trust in the democratic system by voicing their opinion through their votes.