Read: ECP accepts PML-N's plea, orders recounting in NA-249Background interviews with leaders of both the competing parties reveal that even after the recount, neither party will accept defeat. Recounting beginsAccording to ECP officials, the recounting process will kick off at 9am at the office of the returning officers. As the recounting begins, a senior PML-N leader has said that if the PPP emerges victorious still, his party would approach the ECP for a re-poll. “The PPP welcomes new precedent set by allowing consistency wide recount without specific ps [polling stations] complaints. The NA-249 seat was left vacant after PTI’s Faisal Vawda resigned in March 2021 prior to being elected senator.
Source: The Express Tribune May 06, 2021 04:07 UTC