Change in loyalties of top three contestants of 2008 election.
Sardar Muhammad Hussain Dogar win election on PPPP ticket from PP-179 in 2008 with 31,217 votes is now participating on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ticket. Sardar Muhammad Hossain Dogar obtained the degree of LL.B. in 1981 from Punjab University Law College, Lahore. He served as Member, District Council Kasur during 1987-92; as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 1993-96 and also functioned as Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government and Rural Development during 1993-95 and as Special Assistant to Chief Minister during 1995-96. A landlord, an agriculturist, a lawyer and a businessman, who has returned to the Punjab Assembly for the second term in general elections 2008. He was General Secretary of PPP Kasur during 1992-1994 and President of District Kasur from 2001 till March 2013. He join PTI in March 2013. Sardar Muhammad Hussain also contesting election as MNA from NA-139 Kasur.
Malik Muhammed Ahmed Khan contests election on PML-Q ticket in 2002 and win the election marginally, during election 2008 again participated on PML-Q ticket but defeated by Sardar Muhammad Hussain Dogar, in election 2013 participating as MPA from PP-179 Kasur-V on PML-N ticket. During 2008 election he was runner-up and obtained 19890 votes.
Ch. Mukhtar Ahmed Dholan participated on PML-N ticket in 2008 election is now contesting as independent candidate.
Other participants are Asif Ali Jutt of MQM and Muhammd Ayoob Khan of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI)
Asghar Ali, Choudhary Rashid Mehmood, Muhammad Yahya Kambouh, Rana Shahid Ali Khan, Ghulam Sarwar, Riyaz Ahmed Joia, Sardar Zulfiqar Umar Khan, Aqeel Ahmed, Sardar Liaqat Ali Dogar, Sardar Mohammad Sarwar Dogar, Sardar Mohammad yahya Dogar, Sardar Mushtaq Ahmed Dogar, Mrs. Shazia Gillani Advocate, Shabbir Hussain, Aziz Sheer Jang, Mujahid Muhammad Yaqoob, Malik Khurram Saleem Noul, Malik Riyaz Ahmed Khan, Malik Zafar Iqbal, Javed Hussain baito and Naila Khuram also contesting from PP-179 Kasur V.