2009 elections in India

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Legislative Assembly elections[edit]

Andhra Pradesh[edit]

SN Party Seats Contested Seats Won Seats Change Vote Share
1 Indian National Congress 294 156 - 29 36.56
3 Praja Rajyam Party 285 18 + 18 16.22
2 Telugu Desam Party 230 92 + 45 28.12
4 Telangana Rashtra Samithi 45 10 - 16 3.99
5 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen 8 7 + 3 0.83
6 Communist Party of India 15 4 - 2 1.31
7 Independents 1406 3 - 8 4.57
8 Bharatiya Janata Party 271 2 + 0 2.84
9 Lok Satta Party 246 1 + 1 1.80
9 Communist Party of India (Marxist) 18 1 - 8 1.35
Total 294


Praja Rajyam was a regional political party in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India, founded by Telugu cinema actor Chiranjeevi on August 26, 2008.
On 2011, 6 February it was officially announced that the party would be merging into Indian National Congress.
As announced, it was formally merged with Indian National Congress in August 2011

Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

SN Party Seats contested No. of elected Seats changed
1 Indian National Congress 60 42/55 + 8/+ 21
2 Nationalist Congress Party 37 5/0 + 3/- 2
2 All India Trinamool Congress 26 5/1 + 5/+ 1
3 People's Party of Arunachal 10 4/0 + 4/0
4 Bharatiya Janata Party 18 3 - 6
5 Independent 6 1 - 12
Total: 157 60

In a major political development, four Trinamool Congress (TMC) and five Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislators joined the ruling Congress on October 7, 2012, increasing its strength to 55 in the 60-member assembly. The four PPA MLAs had already switched over to the Congress on February 14, 2012.With this, the parties' positions in the assembly has changed to Congress 55 seats, BJP three seats, and TMC and Independents one seat each.

Haryana[edit]

In the Haryana assembly elections, 2009 Indian National Congress could not get majority.

SN Party No. of candidates No. of elected No. of votes %
1 Indian National Congress 90 40 35.08
3 Independents 779 7 13.16
4 Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) 87 6 7.40
2 Indian National Lok Dal 88 31 25.79
5 Bharatiya Janata Party 90 4 9.04
6 Bahujan Samaj Party 86 1 6.73
7 Shiromani Akali Dal 2 1 0.98
Total: 1222 90 100

In a 90 members Haryana assembly Congress won 40 seats, 5 short of simple majority.

In 2009 vidhan sabha elections, Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) emerged winner on following six seats.

All 5 M.L.A from above list left Haryana Janhit Congress and joined Indian National Congress with a merger, thus leaving Kuldeep Bishnoi as single legislator of the Party in Haryana Vidhan Sabha.

Thus the Indian National Congress achieved a simple majority.
Independents members also gave support to Indian National Congress to form stable government.

Jharkhand[edit]

SN Party Seats
Contested
Seats
Won
 %
Votes
1 Bharatiya Janata Party - 18 -
2 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha - 18 -
3 AJSU - 05
4 JDU - 02 -
5 Indian National Congress - 14 - 6 Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) - 11
7 RJD - 5 -
8 Independent - 02 -
9 CPI (ML) (L) 1 -
10 JKP - - -
11 MCO - - -
12 JBSP - 01 -
13 JHJAM - - -
14 RAKAP - 01 -
15 Bahujan Samaj Party - - -
Total 80 100

Maharashtra[edit]

The Indian National Congress& the Nationalist Congress Party alliance, the Democratic Front or the Aghadi scored a decisive victory over the Mahayuti alliance of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena. The Democratic front alliance secured 144 seats out of the possible 288. The Mahayutiended with a dismal 90 seats. The main reason for the dismal performance of the Mahayuti alliance was the spoilsport played by the Maharashtra Navanirman Sena of Raj Thackeray. They split the Marathi votebank, a traditional stronghold of the Shivsena

SN Party Seats Contested No. of elected  % Votes
1 Indian National Congress 170 82 21.01
2 Nationalist Congress Party 113 62 16.37
3 Bharatiya Janata Party 119 46 14.02
4 Shiv Sena 160 44 16.26
5 Independent 18.20 24 15.50
6 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena 143 13 5.71
7 Peasants And Workers Party of India 17 4 1.11
8 Samajwadi Party 31 4 0.74
9 Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi 4 2 0.46
9 Jan Surajya Shakti 37 2 1.27
10 Communist Party of India (Marxist) 20 1 0.60
10 Rashtriya Samaj Paksha 26 1 0.41
10 Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh 103 2 0.83
10 Loksangram 2 1 0.13
10 Swabhimani Paksha 14 1 0.78
11 Bahujan Samaj Party 281 0 2.35
Total: 288

Orissa[edit]

SN Party No. of elected
1 Biju Janata Dal 103
2 Indian National Congress 27
Bharatiya Janata Party 6
4 Communist Party of India 1
5 Nationalist Congress Party 4
6 independents 6
Total: 147[1]

Sikkim[edit]

SN Party No. of elected
1 Sikkim Democratic Front 32
2 Indian National Congress 0
Total: 32

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