2010 elections in India

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Legislative Assembly elections[edit]

Bihar amidst states of India had elections for their legislative assemblies in 2010.

The tenure of the Legislative Assembly of Bihar expired on 26 November. The Election Commission of India (ECI) decided on the dates of the polls.

Bihar[edit]

The Janata Dal (United) was the largest party in the assembly after the 2005 election, and co-ruled with the Bharatiya Janata Party as part of the National Democratic Alliance. The incumbent chief minister was Nitish Kumar.

Rank Party Seats contested Seats won Seat change Vote share


1 Janata Dal (United) 141 115 + 27 22.61
2 Bhartiya Janata Party 102 91 + 36 16.46
3 Rastriya Janata Dal 168 22 - 32 18.84
4 Independents 1342 6 - 4
5 Indian National Congress 243 4 - 5 8.38
6 Lok Janshakti Party 75 3 - 7 6.75
7 Communist Party of India 56 1 - 2 1.69
7 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha 41 1 + 1
Total 243

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