2014 elections in India

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The elections in India in 2014 include the Indian general election of 2014 and seven state legislative assembly elections. The tenure of the state legislative assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Odisha and Sikkim are due to expire during the year.[1]

General election[edit]

The voting for the general elections started from 7 April 2014, and the results were announced on 16 May 2014. According to the Election Commission of India, the electoral strength in 2014 is 81.45 crores, the largest in the world.[2]


e • d Summary of the 2014 Indian general election
Party Alliance Abbr. Candidates Votes Seats
No. +/- % Number % +/- No. +/- %
Bharatiya Janata Party NDA BJP 428 Decrease -5 78.82% 171,657,549 31.00% Increase12.20% 282 Increase166 51.93%
Indian National Congress UPA INC 464 Increase 24 85.45% 106,938,242 19.31% Decrease9.24% 44 Decrease162 8.10%
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ADMK 40 Increase 17 7.37% 18,115,825 3.27% Increase1.60% 37 Increase28 6.81%
All India Trinamool Congress AITC 131 Increase 96 24.13% 21,259,681 3.84% Increase0.34% 34 Increase15 6.26%
Biju Janata Dal BJD 21 Increase 3 3.87% 9,491,497 1.71% Increase0.12% 20 Increase6 3.68%
Shiv Sena NDA SHS 58 Increase 11 10.68% 10,262,982 1.85% Increase0.30% 18 Increase7 3.31%
Telugu Desam Party NDA TDP 30 Decrease -1 5.52% 14,094,545 2.55% Increase0.04% 16 Increase10 2.95%
Telangana Rashtra Samithi TRS 17 Increase 8 3.13% 6,736,490 1.22% Increase0.60% 11 Increase9 2.03%
Communist Party of India (Marxist) LF, LDF CPI(M) 93 Increase 11 17.13% 17,986,773 3.25% Decrease2.08% 9 Decrease7 1.66%
YSR Congress Party YSRCP 38 New 7.00% 13,991,280 2.53% New 9 New 1.66%
Nationalist Congress Party UPA NCP 36 Decrease -32 6.63% 8,635,554 1.56% Decrease0.58% 6 Decrease3 1.10%
Lok Janshakti Party NDA LJP 7 Decrease -5 1.29% 2,295,929 0.41% Decrease0.04% 6 Increase6 1.10%
Samajwadi Party SP 197 Increase 4 36.28% 18,672,916 3.37% Decrease0.05% 5 Decrease18 0.92%
Aam Aadmi Party AAP 432 New 79.56% 11,325,635 2.05% New 4 New 0.74%
Rashtriya Janata Dal UPA RJD 30 Decrease -14 5.52% 7,442,313 1.34% Increase0.07% 4 Steady 0.74%
Shiromani Akali Dal NDA SAD 10 Steady 1.84% 3,636,148 0.66% Decrease0.30% 4 Steady 0.74%
All India United Democratic Front AIUDF 18 Decrease -7 3.31% 2,333,040 0.42% Decrease0.10% 3 Increase2 0.55%
Rashtriya Lok Samata Party NDA RLSP 4 New 0.74% 1,078,473 0.19% New 3 New 0.55%
Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party JKPDP 5 Decrease -1 0.92% 732,644 0.13% Increase0.01% 3 Steady 0.55%
Janata Dal (United) JD(U) 93 Increase 38 17.13% 5,992,196 1.08% Decrease0.44% 2 Decrease18 0.37%
Janata Dal (Secular) JD(S) 34 Increase 1 6.26% 3,731,481 0.67% Decrease0.15% 2 Decrease1 0.37%
Indian National Lok Dal INLD 10 Increase 5 1.84% 2,799,899 0.51% Increase0.20% 2 Increase2 0.37%
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha UPA JMM 21 Decrease -21 3.87% 1,637,990 0.30% Decrease0.10% 2 Steady 0.37%
Indian Union Muslim League UPA IUML 25 Increase 8 4.60% 1,100,096 0.20% Decrease0.01% 2 Steady 0.37%
Apna Dal NDA AD 7 Decrease -36 1.29% 821,820 0.15% Increase0.03% 2 Increase2 0.37%
Communist Party of India LF, LDF CPI 67 Increase 11 12.34% 4,327,298 0.78% Decrease0.65% 1 Decrease3 0.18%
Pattali Makkal Katchi NDA PMK 9 Increase 2 1.66% 1,827,566 0.33% Decrease0.14% 1 Increase1 0.18%
Revolutionary Socialist Party LF, UPA RSP 6 Decrease -11 1.10% 1,666,380 0.30% Decrease0.08% 1 Decrease1 0.18%
Swabhimani Paksha NDA SWP 2 Increase 1 0.37% 1,105,073 0.20% Increase0.08% 1 Steady 0.18%
Naga People's Front NDA NPF 2 Increase 1 0.37% 994,505 0.18% Decrease0.02% 1 Steady 0.18%
All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen AIMIM 5 Increase 4 0.92% 685,729 0.12% Increase0.05% 1 Steady 0.18%
National People's Party NDA NPP 7 Increase 7 1.29% 576,444 0.10% New 1 New 0.18%
Kerala Congress UPA KEC(M) 1 Steady 0.18% 424,194 0.08% Decrease0.02% 1 Steady 0.18%
All India N.R. Congress NDA AINRC 1 New 0.18% 255,826 0.05% New 1 New 0.18%
Sikkim Democratic Front SDF 1 Steady 0.18% 163,698 0.03% Decrease0.01% 1 Steady 0.18%
Bahujan Samaj Party BSP 503 Increase 3 92.63% 22,946,182 4.14% Decrease2.03% 0 Decrease21 0.00%
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam DPA DMK 35 Increase 13 6.45% 9,636,430 1.74% Decrease0.09% 0 Decrease18 0.00%
Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam NDA DMDK 14 Decrease -26 2.58% 2,079,392 0.38% Decrease0.37% 0 Steady 0.00%
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) JVM(P) 16 Steady 2.95% 1,579,772 0.29% Increase0.06% 0 Decrease1 0.00%
Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam NDA MDMK 7 Increase 3 1.29% 1,417,535 0.26% Decrease0.01% 0 Decrease1 0.00%
All India Forward Bloc LF AIFB 39 Increase 17 7.18% 1,211,418 0.22% Decrease0.16% 0 Decrease2 0.00%
Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation CPI(ML)L 82 Increase 2 15.10% 1,007,274 0.18% Decrease0.07% 0 Steady 0.00%
Bahujan Mukti Party BMP 232 New 42.73% 785,358 0.14% New 0 New 0.00%
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena MNS 10 Decrease -1 1.84% 708,118 0.13% Decrease0.23% 0 Steady 0.00%
Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) NDA HJCBL 2 Decrease -8 0.37% 703,698 0.13% Decrease0.07% 0 Decrease1 0.00%
Rashtriya Lok Dal UPA RLD 10 Increase 1 1.84% 696,919 0.13% Decrease0.31% 0 Decrease5 0.00%
Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi DPA VCK 2 Decrease -1 0.37% 606,110 0.11% Decrease0.07% 0 Decrease1 0.00%
Asom Gana Parishad AGP 12 Increase 6 2.21% 577,730 0.10% Decrease0.33% 0 Decrease1 0.00%
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) SUCI(C) 80  ? 14.73% 520,959 0.09% New 0 New 0.00%
Peace Party of India PPI 51 Increase 31 9.39% 518,726 0.09% Decrease0.04% 0 Steady 0.00%
Peasants and Workers Party of India PWPI 3 Increase 3 0.55% 497,721 0.09% New 0 New 0.00%
All Jharkhand Students Union AJSU 10 Increase 4 1.84% 488,719 0.09% Increase0.05% 0 Steady 0.00%
Rashtriya Samaj Paksha NDA RSPS 5 Decrease -27 0.92% 458,580 0.08% Increase0.03% 0 Steady 0.00%
Jammu & Kashmir National Conference UPA JKNC 3 Steady 0.55% 396,713 0.07% Decrease0.05% 0 Steady 0.00%
Social Democratic Party of India SDPI 29 New 5.34% 396,522 0.07% New 0 New 0.00%
Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh BBM 23 Decrease -16 4.24% 360,854 0.07% Decrease0.05% 0 Steady 0.00%
Quami Ekta Dal EM QED 9 New 1.66% 354,578 0.06% New 0 New 0.00%
Bodoland People's Front UPA BPF 2 Steady 0.37% 330,106 0.06% Decrease0.10% 0 Decrease1 0.00%
Socialist Janata (Democratic) UPA SJD 1 New 0.18% 307,597 0.06% New 0 New 0.00%
Gondwana Ganatantra Party GGP 27 Decrease -1 4.97% 301,366 0.05% Steady 0 Steady 0.00%
Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi BVA 1 Steady 0.18% 293,681 0.05% Steady 0 Decrease1 0.00%
Puthiya Tamilagam DPA PT 1 Decrease -2 0.18% 262,812 0.05% Increase0.02% 0 Steady 0.00%
Manithaneya Makkal Katchi DPA MAMAK 1 Decrease -3 0.18% 236,679 0.04% Increase2.00% 0 Steady 0.00%
Welfare Party of India WPI 25 New 4.60% 228,642 0.04% New 0 New 0.00%
Jai Bharat Samanta Party JBSP 1 Decrease -2 0.18% 215,607 0.04% Increase0.04% 0 Steady 0.00%
Jai Samaikyandhra Party JaSPa 27 New 4.97% 204,235 0.04% New 0 New 0.00%
Jharkhand Party JKP 4 Decrease -3 0.74% 203,869 0.04% Increase0.01% 0 Steady 0.00%
Republican Party of India (A) NDA RPI(A) 44 Decrease -10 8.10% 199,848 0.04% Decrease0.05% 0 Steady 0.00%
Pyramid Party of India PPOI 38 Decrease -13 7.00% 185,449 0.03% Decrease0.04% 0 Steady 0.00%
Ambedkarite Party of India API 34 New 6.26% 185,095 0.03% New 0 New 0.00%
Lok Satta Party LSP 7 Decrease -25 1.29% 169,648 0.03% Decrease0.10% 0 Steady 0.00%
Aama Odisha Party AOP 9 New 1.66% 155,900 0.03% New 0 New 0.00%
National Unionist Zamindara Party NUZP 3 New 0.55% 124,990 0.02% New 0 New 0.00%
Sikkim Krantikari Morcha SKM 1 New 0.18% 121,956 0.02% New 0 New 0.00%
Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party EM SBSP 13 Decrease -7 2.39% 118,947 0.02% Decrease0.06% 0 Steady 0.00%
Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Star CPI(ML)RS 47 New 8.66% 114,323 0.02% New 0 New 0.00%
Marxist Co-ordination Committee MCO 1 Decrease -1 0.18% 110,185 0.02% Steady 0 Steady 0.00%
Jharkhand Disom Party JDP 19 Increase 10 3.50% 109,843 0.02% Steady 0 Steady 0.00%
United Democratic Party UDP 1 Steady 0.18% 106,817 0.02% Decrease0.01% 0 Steady 0.00%
Independent IND 3,235 Decrease 596 16,743,719 3.02% Decrease-2.17% 3 Decrease-6 0.55%
Others 1,182 4,023,271 0.73% Decrease-4.14% 0 Steady 0.00%
None of the above NOTA 6,000,197 1.08% New 0 New 0.00%
Valid Votes 553,801,801 100.00% Steady 543 Steady 100.00%
Rejected Votes
Total Polled
Registered Electors 834,101,479 66.40%
Sources: Election Commission of India Election Commission of India


Legislative Assembly elections[edit]

In 2014, legislative assembly elections will take place for seven states Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Odisha and Sikkim. In first phase, the legislative elections in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim will take place along with Lok Sabha elections.[3] The elections in Andhra Pradesh will be for the two states which will be created on 2 June, Telangana and Seemandhara.

Andhra Pradesh[edit]

Assembly elections to the 294-member Andhra Pradesh assembly will be held on 30 April and 7 May 2014.[4] Once the province is officially split on 2 June, this election will yield legislators for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh(Seemandhara).

In Andhra Pradesh (Seemandhara), TDP-BJP alliance got majority in 175 member legislative assembly.[5] N. Chandrababu Naidu became the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

S. No. Party Seats won Vote % Seat change
1 Telugu Desam Party 102 44.6 44Increase
2 Bharatiya Janata Party 4 2.2 4Increase
3 YSR Congress 67 44.4 67Increase
4 Independent 1 -
5 Indian National Congress 0 32.60 100 Decrease
Total 175

In Telangana, Telangana Rashtra Samiti got majority in 119 member Telangana Legislative Assembly.[5] Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao became the Chief Minister of Telangana.

S. No. Party Seats won Vote % Seat change
1 Telangana Rashtra Samiti 63 34.0 50Increase
2 Indian National Congress 21 25.0 30Decrease
3 Telugu Desam Party 15 14.5 19Decrease
4 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen 7 3.7 0Steady
5 Bharatiya Janata Party 5 7.0 3Increase
6 YSR Congress 3 3.4 3Increase
7 Bahujan Samaj Party 2 1.3 2Increase
7 Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 1.5 0Steady
7 Communist Party of India 1 0.9 3Decrease
7 Independent 1 -
Total 119

Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

Assembly elections to the 60-member Arunachal Pradesh assembly were held on 9 April 2014.[6] Nabam Tuki continues as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.

e • d Summary of results of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2014 [7]
Political Party Flag Seats
Contested
Won Net Change
in seats
 % of
Seats
Votes Vote % Change in
vote %
Indian National Congress Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg - 42 Steady 0 - 2,51,575 49.5 Decrease 0.88
Bharatiya Janata Party - 11 Increase 8 - 1,57,412 31.0 Increase 25.79
People's Party of Arunachal - 6 Steady 0 - 45,532 9.0 Steady 0
Independents - 9 Increase 8 - 24,985 - -
Total 60 Voters - Turnout 5,08,120 (- %)

Odisha[edit]

Assembly elections to the 147-member Odisha assembly were held on 10 April and 17 April 2014.[8] The results were declared on 16 May 2014.[9] Naveen Patnaik continues as the Chief Minister of Odisha.

e • d Results of the Odisha Legislative Assembly election, 2014[10][11]
Political Party
Seats won
Number of Votes
% of Votes
Seat change
Biju Janata Dal 117 9,334,852 43.4 Increase 14
Indian National Congress 16 5,535,670 25.7 Decrease 11
Bharatiya Janata Party 10 3,874,739 18.0 Increase 4
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 80,274 0.4 Increase 1
Samata Kranti Dal 1 86,539 0.4 Increase 1
Independents 2 1,084,764 5.0 Decrease 4
Total 147

Sikkim[edit]

Assembly elections to the 32-member Sikkim assembly were held on 12 April 2014.[12] Votes were counted and results were declared on 16 May 2014. SDF lost 10 seats to SKM resulting in formation of opposition in the assembly which did not exist in previous assembly.[13] Pawan Kumar Chamling continues as the Chief Minister of Sikkim.

e • d Summary of results of the Sikkim Legislative Assembly election, 2014
Political Party Flag Candidates Number of Votes Seats Won Net Change
in seats
% of Votes Change in %
of vote
SDF 32 169983 22 Decrease10 55.0% Decrease
SKM 32 126024 10 Increase10 40.8% -
INC Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg 32 4390 0 0 1.4% Decrease
BJP 13 2208 0 0 0.7% Decrease
AITMC 7 586 0 0 0.2% -
Independent 5 1227 0 0 0.4 Increase
NOTA - 4460 - - 1.4% -
Total - Turnout - Voters -

Maharashtra[edit]

Devendra Fadnavis became the Chief Minister of Maharastra.

Party Seats won Votes Vote % Seat change
Bharatiya Janata Party 122 14,709,455 27.8% 76Increase
Shiv Sena 63 10,235,972 19.3% 19Increase
Indian National Congress 42 9,496,144 18.0% 40Decrease
Nationalist Congress Party 41 9,122,299 17.2% 21Decrease
Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi 3 329,457 0.6% 1Increase
Peasants and Workers Party of India 3 533,309 1.0% 1Decrease
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen 2 489,614 0.9% 2Increase
Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh 1 472,925 0.9% 1Decrease
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 1 207,933 0.4% 0Steady
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena 1 1,665,033 3.7% 12Decrease
Rashtriya Samaj Paksha 1 256,662 0.5% 0Steady
Samajwadi Party 1 92,304 0.2% 3Decrease
Independent 7 2,494,016 4.7% N/A
Total[5] 288 N/A

Haryana[edit]

Manohar Lal Khattar became the Chief Minister of Haryana.

Party Seats won[14] Vote %[14] Seat change
Bharatiya Janata Party 47 33.2 43Increase
Indian National Lok Dal 19 24.1 12Decrease
Indian National Congress 15 20.6 25Decrease
Haryana Janhit Congress-BL 2 3.6 3Decrease
Bahujan Samaj Party 1 4.4 0Steady
Shiromani Akali Dal 1 0.6 0Steady
Independent 5 N/A
Total 90 N/A


Jammu and Kashmir[edit]

Party Seats won[14] Seat change[14] Vote Percentage
People's Democratic Party 28 Increase7
Bhartiya Janata Party 25 Increase14
Jammu Kashmir National Conference 15 Decrease13
Indian National Congress 12 Decrease5
Jammu Kashmir People's Conference 2
Others 7
Total 87 N/A

Jharkhand[edit]

The tenure of the Legislative Assembly of Jharkhand expires on 3 January 2015. Assembly elections of Jharkhand have been held on November-December 2014.

Party Flag/Symbol Seats Won Vote Percantage
Bharatiya Janata Party 37 31.3%
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha Indian Election Symbol Bow And Arrow.png 19 20.4%
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (P) Comb 8 10%
Indian National Congress Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg 6 10.5%
All Jharkhand Students Union Banana 5 3.7%
Bahujan Samaj Party
Elephant Bahujan Samaj Party.svg
1 1.8%
Communist Party of India (ML)(L)
South Asian Communist Banner.svg
1 1.5%
Jharkhand Party 1 1.1%
Marxist Co-ordination Committee 1 1.0%
Jai Bharat Samanta Party 1 0.8%
Navjawan Sangharsh Morcha 1 0.5%
Nominated 1
Source: [15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Terms of Houses, Election Commission of India". Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  2. ^ "Number of Registered Voters in India reaches 814.5 Mn in 2014". IANS. news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  3. ^ "GENERAL ELECTIONS - 2014 : SCHEDULE OF ELECTIONS" (PDF). 2014-03-05. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  4. ^ ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES IN ANDHRA PRADESH IN EACH SCHEDULE, Election Commission of India, p 49-53
  5. ^ a b c Election Commission Of India General\Bye Election To Vidhan Sabha Trends & Result 2014
  6. ^ Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assembly of Arunachal Pradesh, Election Commission of India
  7. ^ "Results of Arunachal Pradesh assembly elections announced by ECI". ECI. Retrieved July 4, 2014. 
  8. ^ ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES IN ODISHA IN EACH SCHEDULE, Election Commission of India, p 54-56
  9. ^ "India votes in longest Lok Sabha polls from April 7 to May 12, counting on May 16". Hindustan Times. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  10. ^ Prafulla Das (21 May 2014). "Naveen Patnaik sworn-in as fourth time CM in Odisha". The Hindu (http://www.thehindu.com/). Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  11. ^ Election Results on Election Commission of India website
  12. ^ ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES IN SIKKIM IN EACH SCHEDULE, Election Commission of India, p 54-56
  13. ^ "Partywise assembly election result status". ECI. Archived from the original on 2014-05-16. 
  14. ^ a b c d Haryana Results
  15. ^ "2014 Assembly Election Results of Jammu & Kasmir / Jharkhand". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 23 December 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-23. 

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