Mir Sarfraz Bugti of Balochistan Awami Party has been elected Senator on a general seat of the Senate from Balochistan.

Bugti secured 37 votes while his rival Rehmatullah Kakar of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal obtained 20 votes, according to unofficial results.

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Six candidates were contesting for the Senate seat, which was vacated by Naimatullah Zehri, who had resigned after being elected as a member of Balochistan Assembly in the general elections.

Out of total 61 votes, 57 votes were cast and no vote was rejected.

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