1970 Pakistani provincial elections

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Provincial elections were held in Pakistan on 17 December 1970, ten days after general elections.[1] Members of the five Provincial assemblies were elected in Balochistan, East Pakistan, North West Frontier Province, Punjab and Sindh.

Results[edit]

Balochistan[edit]

PartySeats
National Awami Party (Wali)8
Pakistan Muslim League (Qayyum)3
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam2
Balochistan United Front1
National Awami Party (Achakzai)1
Independents5
Total20
Source: Baxter[1]

East Pakistan[edit]

PartySeats
Awami League288
Pakistan Democratic Party2
National Awami Party (Wali)1
Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan1
Nizam-e-Islam Party1
Independents7
Total300
Source: Baxter[1]

North-West Frontier Province[edit]

PartySeats
National Awami Party (Wali)13
Pakistan Muslim League (Qayyum)10
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam4
Pakistan Peoples Party3
Council Muslim League2
Convention Muslim League1
Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan1
Other parties0
Independents6
Total40
Source: Baxter[1]

Punjab[edit]

PartySeats
Pakistan Peoples Party113
Convention Muslim League15
Pakistan Muslim League (Qayyum)6
Council Muslim League6
Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan4
Pakistan Democratic Party4
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam2
Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan1
Jamiat Ahle Hadith1
Independents28
Total180
Source: Baxter[1]

Sindh[edit]

PartySeats
Pakistan Peoples Party28
Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan7
Pakistan Muslim League (Qayyum)5
Convention Muslim League4
Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan1
MPPM1
Independents14
Total60
Source: Baxter[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Craig Baxter (1971) "Pakistan Votes – 1970 Asian Survey, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp197–218