At the end of counting of third round, Farooq was leading by 2121 votes

Farooq Abdullah of National Conference continued lead over his nearest rival Nazir Khan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as counting of votes was underway for bypolls to Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary constituency.
At the end of counting of third round, Farooq was leading by 2121 votes.

Farooq Abdullah: 7810
Nazir Khan: 5689