Pakistan Election Results 2018: Predictions

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Pakistan Election Results 2018: Predictions
Image source: Imran Khan (Left) Jawad Zakariya [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons; Nawaz Sharif (Right) By Z A Balti [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Pakistan election results 2018 will not be final for a few more hours, but early predictions seem to echo nationwide polls leading up to the election which predicted at PTI victory.

Most polls in the weeks leading up the the Pakistan election showed Imran Khan’s PTI party coming out on top with a slight lead, but no absolute majority in parliament. The latest count in Pakistan shows PTI leading with 99 seats. Reports indicate that Imran Khan’s security has been increased in anticipation of the former cricket star and philanthropist becoming Pakistan’s next prime minister. While local sources have been quick to point to a PTI victory, international experts have warned that not enough votes have been counted to already declare Pakistan election results 2018.

Incumbent party PML-N, led by the Sharif political dynasty, trails behind PTI with 54 seats so far. PPP comes in third with 31 seats. Both PPP and PML-N requested an hour long extension