Azad Kashmiri general election, 2016
41 of the 49 seats in the Azad Kashmir Legislative Assembly
25 seats needed for a majority
At least 423 candidates ran for the 41 seats, the main competition being between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) , All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (MC) and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).
A total number of 5,427 polling stations were set up for the election.
A total of 2,674,586 people were registered to vote in the elections, of which 1,190,839 were female and 1,483,747 male.
The PML-N won 31, the PPP three and PTI two. In addition, AJ&K MC won 3 seats, JK PPP one seat and one seat was won by an independent.
Following these results, Pakistan Muslim League (N) was able to form a comfortable majority government, with Raja Farooq Haider as Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir, controlling 31 general seats and 6 reserved/technocrat seats, giving them 37 out of the 49 seats in the assembly.
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