Saad Ershad wins Rangpur-3 by-poll
RANGPUR, Oct 5, 2019 – Jatiya Party (JP)-nominated candidate Rahgir Almahi Saad Ershad was unofficially declared victorious in today’s Rangpur-3 by-polls.
“Rahgir Almahi Saad Ershad won the Rangpur-3 by-poll bagging 58,878 votes,” Regional Election Officer and Returning Officer (RO) for Rangpur-3 by-poll GM Sahatab Uddin announced the unofficial results at Police Hall control room at 7.18pm.
Awami League (AL) earlier withdrew its candidature for the polls giving support to the candidate of Jatiya Party, a major partner of the AL-led grand alliance.
The EC official said nearest rival of Saad Ershad and BNP-nominated candidate Rita Rahman secured the second position bagged 16,947 votes with her party symbol Sheaf of Paddy.
A total of six candidates contested in by-poll in Rangpur-3 seat that became vacant following death of Leader of the Opposition in the Jatiya Sangshad and Party Chairman Hussein Muhammad Ershad on July 14 last.
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