PML-F wins Sanghar seat after re-polling

HYDERABAD: After re-polling in the PS-81 constituency of Sanghar, the Pakistan Muslim League-Functional’s Jam Madad Ali won the seat on Friday.

He defeated his opponent Junaid Junejo of Pakistan Peoples Party whose candidate had earlier won in the May 11 elections. The PML-F’s candidate bagged 35,548 votes while PPP’s Junejo could only manage 34,175 votes.

The re-polling process in Sanghar’s PS-81 constituency, which had a total of 127,228 registered voters, was conducted at the 122 polling stations set up in the area. In view of the past allegations of rigging, the election commission deployed army and Rangers.