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

1985 Pakistani general election

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All 237 seats in National Assembly
119 seats needed for a majority
  First party
 
Party Independent
Seats before 8
Seats won 237
Seat change Increase 229
Popular vote 16,886,673
Percentage 100%

Prime Minister before election

None (Post vacant since 1977)

Elected Prime Minister

Muhammad Khan Junejo
Independent

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats
Independents 16,886,673 100 207
Seats reserved for women 21
Seats reserved for non-Muslim minorities 9
Invalid/blank votes 581,521
Total 17,468,194 100 237
Source: Free and Fair Election Network[3]

ReferencesEdit

  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
  3. ^ https://electionpakistan.com/parties-wise-election-results/?assembly=5&election=3092&assemblyName=National%20Assembly&electionType=General%20Election%201985