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Former National Assembly speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza has become the first woman in the country to have been elected for a fifth consecutive time from the same general seat.

Unofficial results show the GDA leader won NA-230 Badin by a narrow margin by bagging 96,875 votes against her rival from PPP, Haji Rasool Bux Chandio, who secured 96,015 votes.

Dr Mirza had first won the seat in the 1997 elections.