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A Pakistani woman casts her vote at a polling station on May 11, 2013 in the Old City of Lahore, Pakistan.
A Pakistani man shows his ink-stained thumb after casting his ballot at a polling station in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, May 11, 2013.
Defying the danger of militant attacks, Pakistanis streamed to the polls Saturday for a historic vote pitting a former cricket star against a two-time prime minister and an unpopular incumbent.
Muneza Ahmed from Islamabad attended the PTI election rally in Islamabad on Thursday. She talks about reasons why she supports PTI.
"I think educated people and those who understand politics already know it’s not the same PPP, they have automatically been joining PTI. And God willing PTI will win because of this.
Imran Khan himself and PTI policies are very popular for women, until now. God willing if this continues he will be equally popular among men also.
God willing PTI will form a majority government…God willing."
Ahmed Umair is an Islamabad resident and a PTI supporter. He answered questions regarding security threats to political parties during election campaign in Pakistan.
"I think Imran Khan is popular enough in all departments so I think there won’t be any attacks on his rallies.
"He is equally and uniformly popular in people from all walks of life and all areas of Pakistan."
"Yes I think Imran Khan has already increased the voter turnout and by the time elections are in progress, he will further increase it."
"Not two years, he will make a difference in two days, it’s only two days before elections. If PTI wins, I’m very hopeful that we’ll see a very different Pakistan."