Pakistani general election, 1985

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Pakistani general election, 1985
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1985 → 1988
237 seats contested
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General elections were held in Pakistan on 28 February 1985.[1] Around 1,300 candidates contested the election, which was held on a non-party basis.[2] Voter turnout was 52.93%.[1]


Party Votes % Seats
Independents 207
Seats reserved for women 21
Seats reserved for non-Muslim minorities 9
Invalid/blank votes
Total 17,468,194 100 237
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ a b Pakistan Inter-Parliamentary Union
  2. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p678 ISBN 0-19-924958-X