NA-161 (Lodhran-II)

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NA-161 (Lodhran-II)
Constituency
for the National Assembly of Pakistan
Pakistan - Punjab - Lodhran.svg
DistrictLodhran District
ProvincePunjab (Pakistan)
Current constituency
Member(s)Mian Muhammad Shafiq (PTI)
Created fromNA-154 (Lodhran-I)

NA-161 (Lodhran-II) (Urdu: این اے-۱٦١، لودهراں-٢) is a constituency for the National Assembly of Pakistan. It mainly comprises the Lodhran Tehsil along with some areas of the Dunyapur Tehsil.[1]

Election 2002[edit]

General elections were held on 10 Oct 2002. Nawab Aman Ullah Khan of PML-Q won by 94,651 votes.[2]

Election 2008[edit]

General elections were held on 18 Feb 2008. Muhammad Siddique Khan Baloch of PML-Q won by 81,983 votes.[3]

Election 2013[edit]

General elections were held on 11 May 2013. Muhammad Siddique Khan Baloch (independent candidate) won by securing 86,177 votes and became the member of National Assembly.[4] Jahangeer Khan Tareen (Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf) got 72,089 votes. Syed Muhammad Rafi Ud Din Bukhari (PML N) was third with 45,406 votes.

By-election 2015[edit]

A by-election was held in this constituency after the disqualification of Muhammad Siddique Khan Baloch due to rigging allegations.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Secretary General Jahangir Khan Tareen won this seat with 138719 votes, while PML-N's Siddique Khan Baloch came second with 99,933 votes.

NA-154 bye-election 2015
Party Candidate Votes %
PTI Jahangir Khan Tareen 138,719 56.05
PML(N) Muhammad Saddique Khan Baloch 99,933 40.38
PPP Rana Sumair Mumtaz Noon 1,910 0.77
Others Others 6,923 2.80
Valid ballots 247,485 98.72
Rejected ballots 3,215 1.28
Turnout 250,700 59.80
Majority 38,786 15.67
PTI gain from Independent

By-election 2018[edit]

Following the disqualification of Jehangir Khan Tareen, Secretary General of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was denotified of his seat. A subsequent by-election was held on February 12.

Iqbal Shah of Pakistan Muslim League (N) won this bye-election with over 113,850 votes. This was seen as a major upset for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, as Lodhran had been seen as one of their strongholds after the 2015 by-election.[5]

NA-154 by-election 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
PML(N) Iqbal Shah 113,827 51.44
PTI Ali Tareen 91,871 39.58
Independent Malik Azhar Ahmed Sandila 11,494 5.19
Others Others 8,374 3.79
Valid ballots 221,266 98.53
Rejected ballots 3,305 1.47
Turnout 224,571 52.10
Majority 26,256 11.86
PML(N) gain from PTI

Election 2018[edit]

General elections were held on 25 July 2018.

General election 2018: NA-161 (Lodhran-II)[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PTI Mian Muhammad Shafiq 121,300 46.86 Increase7.28
PML(N) Siddique Khan Baloch 116,093 44.85 Decrease6.59
Others Others (thirteen candidates) 21,455 8.29
Turnout 263,772 57.73 Increase5.63
Total valid votes 258,848 98.13 Decrease0.40
Rejected ballots 4,924 1.87 Increase0.40
Majority 5,207 2.01 Increase13.87
Registered electors 456,927
PTI gain from PML(N) Swing Increase6.93

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Final List of National Assembly Constituencies (PDF). Election Commission of Pakistan. 2018. p. 47. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2018-05-10. Retrieved 2018-05-18.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-17. Retrieved 2014-05-15.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Geo.tv: Latest News Breaking Pakistan, World, Live Videos". www.geo.tv. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  4. ^ "National Assembly of Pakistan". www.na.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 22 December 2017. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Major upset in Lodhran as PML-N wins NA-154 by-election: unofficial results". www.geo.tv. Archived from the original on 13 February 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  6. ^ "ECP – Election Commission of Pakistan". www.ecp.gov.pk. Retrieved 20 August 2018.

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