2017 elections in India

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The elections in India in 2017 include the seven state legislative assembly elections.[1] [2]

Maps[edit]

Election List[edit]

Start List End date Election Winning party Elected leader
4 February 2017 4 February 2017 Punjab Legislative Assembly election, 2017 INC Amarinder Singh
4 February 2017 4 February 2017 Goa Legislative Assembly election, 2017 BJP Manohar Parrikar
15 February 2017 15 February 2017 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly election, 2017 BJP Trivendra Singh Rawat
11 February 2017 9 March 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2017 BJP Yogi Adityanath
4 March 2017 8 March 2017 Manipur Legislative Assembly election, 2017 BJP Nongthombam Biren Singh
17 July 2017 17 July 2017 Indian presidential election, 2017 NDA Ram Nath Kovind
5 August 2017 5 August 2017 Indian vice-presidential election, 2017 NDA Venkaiah Naidu
9 November 2017 9 November 2017 Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2017 BJP Jai Ram Thakur
9 December 2017 14 December 2017 Gujarat Legislative Assembly election, 2017 BJP Vijay Rupani [3]

Presidential election[edit]

A presidential election was held in India on 17 July 2017 before the term of the President Pranab Mukherjee ended. Ram Nath Kovind was declared the winner after the counting of votes which was held on 20 July 2017.[4]

Results of the 2017 Indian presidential election[5]
Candidate Individual votes Electoral College votes %
Ram Nath Kovind 2,930 702,044
65.65%
Meira Kumar 1,844 367,314
34.35%
Invalid[6] 77 20,942

Vice Presidential election[edit]

A Vice Presidential election were held in India on 5 August 2017 before the term of Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari ends. Venkaiah Naidu was elected as the Vice President of India. Mr Naidu received 516 votes defeating the opposition's candidate, Gopal Krishna Gandhi, who got 244 votes. A total of 771 out of 785 parliamentarians voted in the election. M Venkaiah Naidu's victory margin of 272 votes is the highest in a vice presidential election in the last three decades.[7]

Legislative assembly elections[edit]

Punjab[edit]

Elections for the State assembly were held on February 4, 2017 with 75% voter turnout.[8][9] In Punjab all the 117 assembly constituencies have triangular contests between major parties makes the results uncertain.[10]

Result was declared on 11 March 2017.

Summary of the 4 February 2017 Punjab Legislative Assembly election results[11]
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Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Contested Won +/−
Indian National Congress (INC) 5,945,899 38.5 Decrease1.4 117 77 Increase31
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) 3,662,665 23.7 Increase23.7 112 20 Increase20
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) 3,898,161 25.2 Decrease9.4 94 15 Decrease41
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 833,092 5.4 Decrease1.8 23 3 Decrease9
Independents (IND) 323,243 2.1 Decrease5.0 303 0 Decrease3
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 234,400 1.5 Decrease2.8 117 0 Steady
Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) 189,228 1.2 Increase1.2 5 2 Increase2
Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) (SAD(M)) 49,260 0.3 Steady 54 0 Steady
Aapna Punjab Party (APPA) 37,476 0.2 Steady 78 0 Steady
Revolutionary Marxist Party (RMPOI) 37,243 0.2 Steady 13 0 Steady
Communist Party of India (CPI) 34,074 0.2 Decrease0.6 23 0 Steady
None of the above (NOTA) 108,471 0.7 Increase0.7 N/A Steady
Total 15,443,466 100.00 117 ±0

Goa[edit]

Elections for the State assembly were held on February 4, 2017 with 83% turnout.[9][8] The BJP, MGP, GFP and two independents formed an alliance to win the election.[12]

Summary of the 4 February 2017 Goa Legislative Assembly election results[13]
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Won +/−
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 297,588 32.5 Decrease2.2 13 Decrease8
Indian National Congress (INC) 259,758 28.4 Decrease2.4 17 Increase8
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MAG) 103,290 11.3 Increase4.6 3 Steady
Independents (IND) 101,922 11.1 Decrease5.5 3 Decrease2
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) 57,420 6.3 Increase6.3 0 Steady
Goa Forward Party (GFP) 31,900 3.5 Increase3.5 3 Increase3
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) 20,916 2.3 Decrease1.8 1 Increase1
Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) 10,745 1.2 Increase1.2 0 Steady
United Goans Party (UGP) 8,563 0.9 Increase0.9 0 Steady
Goa Vikas Party (GVP) 5,379 0.6 Decrease2.9 0 Decrease2
Others 7,816 0.9 Decrease2.9 0 Steady
None of the Above (NOTA) 10,919 1.2 Increase1.2 N/A
Total 916,216 100.00 40 ±0

Uttar Pradesh[edit]

Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh were held between 11 February to 9 March 2017 in seven phases.[9] Result was declared on 11 March 2017.[14]

Summary of the 11 February – 8 March 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election results[15]
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Party Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Contested Won +/−
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 34,403,039 39.7 Increase24.7 384 312 Increase265
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 19,281,352 22.2 Decrease3.7 403 19 Decrease61
Samajwadi Party (SP) 18,923,689 22.0 Decrease7.7 298 47 Decrease177
Indian National Congress (INC) 5,416,324 6.2 Decrease5.4 105 7 Decrease21
Independents (IND) 2,229,448 2.6 Decrease1.5 1462 3 Decrease11
Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) 1,545,810 1.8 Decrease0.5 131 1 Decrease8
Apna Dal (Sonelal) (ADAL) 851,336 1.0 Increase1.0 11 9 Increase9
Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) 607,911 0.7 Increase0.7 8 4 Increase4
Nirbal Indian Shoshit Hamara Aam Dal (NINSHAD) 540,542 0.6 Increase0.6 100 1 Increase1
Peace Party of India (PECP) 227,998 0.3 Decrease2.0 150 0 Decrease4
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) 205,232 0.2 Steady 38 0 Steady
Lok Dal (LD) 181,704 0.2 Increase0.1 81 0 Steady
Bahujan Mukti Party (BMUP) 152,844 0.2 Increase0.2 182 0 Steady
Communist Party of India (CPI) 138,763 0.2 Steady 90 0 Steady
Mahan Dal (MD) 96,087 0.1 Decrease0.8 14 0 Steady
Shiv Sena (SS) 88,595 0.1 Increase0.7 150 0 Steady
Other parties 1,080,007 1.2 Decrease7.3 1643 0 Decrease3
None of the above (NOTA) 757,643 0.9 Increase 0.9 N/A
Total 86,728,324 100.00 403 ±0

Uttarakhand[edit]

Elections for the State assembly were held on February 15, 2017 with a 65.64% turnout.[9] Result was declared on 11 March 2017.

Summary of the 15 February 2017 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly election results
Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Election 2017.svg
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Won +/−
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 2,314,250 46.5 Increase13.4 57 Increase26
Indian National Congress (INC) 1,666,379 33.5 Decrease0.3 11 Decrease21
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 347,533 7.0 Decrease5.2 0 Decrease3
Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (UKKD) 37,041 0.7 Decrease1.2 0 Decrease1
Samajwadi Party (SP) 18,202 0.4 Decrease1.0 0 Steady
Independents (IND) 499,674 10.0 Decrease2.3 2 Decrease1
None of the Above (NOTA) 50,439 1.0 N/A
Total 4,975,494 100.00 70 ±0

Manipur[edit]

Assembly elections in Manipur were held on 4 March and 8 March 2017 in two phases.[9] The result was declared on 11 March 2017.

Summary of the 4-8 March 2017 Manipur Legislative Assembly election results[16]
Manipur Legislative Assembly 2017.svg
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Won +/−
Indian National Congress (INC) 582,056 35.1 Decrease6.9 28 Decrease19
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 601,539 36.3 Increase34.2 21 Increase21
Naga People's Front (NPF) 118,850 7.2 Decrease0.3 4 Steady
National People's Party (NPP) 83,744 5.1 Increase3.9 4 Increase4
Independents (IND) 83,834 5.1 Increase1.8 1 Increase1
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) 42,263 2.5 Increase1.9 1 Steady
All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) 23,384 1.4 Decrease15.6 1 Decrease4
None of the Above (NOTA) 9,062 0.6 Increase0.6 N/A
Total 100.00 60 ±0

Himachal Pradesh[edit]

Elections for the State assembly was held on 9 November 2017. Voting turnout recorded 74%, which is highest ever in the state.[17] The results were declared on 18 December 2017. Over 0.9% of all voters in the election specified the 'None of the Above' option, which amounted to than 33,000 votes.[18]

Summary of the 9 November 2017 Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election results[19]
Himachal Pradesh Legislature 2017.svg
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Won +/−
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 1,846,432 48.8 Increase10.3 44 Increase18
Indian National Congress (INC) 1,577,450 41.7 Decrease1.1 21 Decrease15
Independents (IND) 239,989 6.3 Decrease6.1 2 Decrease3
Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) 55,558 1.5 Decrease0.1 1 Increase1
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 18,540 0.5 Decrease0.7 0 Steady
Himachal Lokhit Party (HLP) N/A Decrease2.4 0 Decrease1
None of the Above (NOTA) 34,232 0.9 Increase0.9 N/A
Total 100.00 68 ±0

Gujarat[edit]

Elections for the State Assembly were held on 9 and 14 December 2017.[20][21] The result was declared on 18 December 2017.[22]

Summary of the 9-14 December 2017 Gujarat Legislative Assembly election results
Gujarat Legislative Assembly 2017.svg
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Won +/−
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 1,47,24,427 49.1 Increase1.2 99 Decrease16
Indian National Congress (INC) 1,24,38,937 41.4 Increase2.5 77 Increase16
Independents (IND) 12,90,278 4.3 Decrease1.5 3 Increase2
Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP) 2,22,694 0.7 Increase0.7 2 Increase2
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 2,07,007 0.7 Decrease0.6 0 Steady
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) 1,84,815 0.6 Decrease0.4 1 Decrease1
All India Hindustan Congress Party (AIHCP) 83,922 0.3 Increase0.3 0 Steady
Rashtriya Samajwadi Party (Secular) (RSPS) 45,833 0.2 Increase0.2 0 Steady
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) 24,918 0.1 Increase0.1 0 Steady
Janata Dal (United) (JDU) 0 Decrease1
Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) N/A Decrease3.6 0 Decrease2
None of the Above (NOTA) 5,51,615 1.8 Increase1.8 N/A
Total 100.00 182 ±0

References[edit]

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