NA-120 by-polls: Polling ends, Vote count underway

Cote-Count

LAHORE: Polling for NA-120 by-polls on Sunday (September 16) have ended at 05:00pm and counting of the ballots is underway to announce a winner out of prominent contenders including Kulsoom Nawaz, Yasmin Rashid, Faisal Mir and Yaqub Sheikh.

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The polling, which began at 08:00 AM, continued till 05:00 PM. It is the first time in Pakistan that biometric verification machines have been installed at 39 polling stations.

Voters turnout that was reported dismal in the afternoon gained momentum towards the later half of the alloted time period and locals including disabled persons cast their votes to elect a leader.