NA 119 election updates: Stay tuned for live results amid battle between PTI’s Shehzad Farooq and PML-N’s Maryam Nawaz

Maryam Nawaz (left) and Shehzad Farooq. — Twitter/Geoelectioncell
Maryam Nawaz (left) and Shehzad Farooq. — Twitter/Geoelectioncell

On February 8, a pivotal moment unfolds for the country as Pakistan’s nationwide elections take place, featuring fierce competition among political parties in the NA-119 Lahore 3 constituency.

Candidates

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Maryam Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-backed (PTI) Shehzad Farooq, Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan’s (TLP) Muhammad Zaheer, and Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Iftikhar Shahid, are among several candidates contesting for the seat.

Click for live results here.

Area

The NA-119 constituency — formerly NA-127 Lahore — compromises Shalimar Tehsil Charge N 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and following Census Circles of Charge No 27: Circle No 1, 2, 7.

Overview

In the general elections of 2018, PML-N’s Ali Pervaiz Malik won with 113,265 votes, while PTI’s Jamshed Iqbal Cheema secured the second spot.

The total population of the constituency is 916,577, while 520,829 are registered voters. Of them, 277,172 are male and 243,657 are female.



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