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Karachi LG Polls 2023 : PPP 91 UCs edges over Jamaat-i-Islami’s 85 UCs while 6 UCs to be decided today

The  Election Com­mission of Pakistan (ECP) issued consolidated results of local bodies polls for 229 Union Committees of Karachi, according to which Pakistan Peoples Party emerged as the largest political entity bagging 91 UCs while Jamaat-i-Islami’s won (JI) 85 seats.

However,Six UCs, including one UC of District Central and five District West, will be decided on Wednesday (today) after the commission withheld their results following complaints from winners and runner-ups.

The result of these complaints regarding irregularities in six UCs could once again change the numbers, but mainly for the JI and PPP. It may be mentioned that the JI has claimed it has docume­nted evidence of winning all six of the contested UCs, where it alleges the PPP was “wrongfully” declared the winner.

The PPP won a majority in four districts — Malir, West, South and Keamari — while the JI grabbed three — Central, East and Korangi.

On other hand JI won the most votes, as it was voted for by 429,065 people out of the more than 1.2 million in total, compared to the 361,703 votes for the PPP and the 325,875 votes for the PTI.

PML-N won seven UCs; the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), with two seats; and the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) and one independent candidate, who each won a single seat.

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