The PML-N emerged victorious in a by-election held on a provincial assembly seat (PP-20) in Punjab's Chakwal district on Tuesday, unofficial and unconfirmed results show.
According to unofficial results from all 227 polling stations, PML-N's Chaudhry Sultan Haider Ali secured 75,655 votes as compared to the runner-up, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) candidate Raja Tariq Mehmood Afzal who bagged 45,702 votes.
The PML-N candidate beat the PTI contestant by a margin of 29,953 votes.
Chaudhry Nasir Abbas of the Tehreek-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah stood third, with impressive 16,112 votes
Voting ended at 5pm after a largely peaceful polling process for the PP-20 by-election that may set the course in the district for the upcoming general elections.