Pakistan By-Election 2018: PTI suffers some crucial setbacks

Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) failed to retain some seats that they won in General Election 2018.

During Pakistan by-election 2018, PTI lost the NA-131 Lahore to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Khawaja Saad Rafique. Earlier, PM Imran Khan won that seat.

National Assembly

In NA-35 Bannu, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam’s (JUI) Zahid Durrani, with whom the PML-N had allied secured the seat previously won by PM Imran Khan.

In NA-56 Attock, PML-N’s Malik Sohail Khan secured the seat earlier won by PTI.

In NA-103 Faisalabad, PTI�s Saadullah Baloch defeated by PML-N�s Ali Gohar Baloch.

Punjab Assembly

PTI won 3, PML-N secured 6, while independent candidates got the 2 seats.

In PP-27 Jhelum, PML-N’s Nasir Mahmood won the constituency vacated by Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry.

PTI also suffered a setback in PP-292 Dera Ghazi Khan, which is the CM Punjab Usman Buzdar�s home town.

However, in PP-222 Multan, PTI lost the Pakistan by-election 2018 to independent candidate Qasim Abbas Khan.

KP Assembly

In PK-3 Swat, PML-N’s Sardar Khan won the Pakistan by-election 2018 against PTI.

However, in PK-7 Swat, Awami National Party (ANP) candidate won against the ruling party.

Party Position

PartyNational AssemblyPunjabKPSindhBalochistan
PTI155 (+4)180 (+4)89 (+5)29 (0)7 (0)
PML-N85 (+4)168 (+6)7 (+1)01 (0)
PPPP54 (0)7 (0)5 (0)99 (+2)0
MMA16 (+1)013 (0)1 (0)10 (0)
MQM-P7 (0)0021 (0)0
BAP5 (0)00024 (0)
GDA3 (0)0014 (0)0
PML-Q5 (+2)10 (0)1 (0)00
BNP-M4 (0)00010 (+1)
ANP1 (0)012 (+3)00
AML1 (0)0000
Faizanullah Hussainy
Faizanullah Hussainy
Syed Faizanullah Hussainy is a senior content writer with writing expertise in different niches. He is an Electronics Engineer by qualification and loves to write about different topics. He has six years of writing experience and currently working as a content writer at


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