2018 Rajasthan Legislative Assembly election

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2018 Rajasthan Legislative Assembly election

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All 200 seats in the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
101 seats needed for a majority
Turnout74.72% Decrease0.95%
  Majority party Minority party Third party
  Ashok Gehlot 2012.jpg Vasundhra Raje.jpg Mayawati.jpg
Leader Ashok Gehlot Vasundhara Raje Mayawati
Party INC BJP BSP
Alliance UPA
Leader since 2019 2003 2018
Leader's seat Sardarpura Jhalrapatan Did not contest
Last election 21 163 3
Seats after 100 73 6
Seat change Increase79 Decrease90 Increase3
Popular vote 1,39,35,201 1,37,57,502 14,10,995
Percentage 39.3% 38.8% 4.0%
Swing Increase6.23% Decrease6.37% Increase0.63%

Wahlkreise zur Vidhan Sabha von Rajasthan.svg
Election Map (by Constituencies)

CM before election

Vasundhara Raje
BJP

CM After

Ashok Gehlot
INC

The legislative assembly election in the Indian state of Rajasthan was held on 7 December 2018 to elect members of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly.[1] The election was held in single phase.

Indian National Congress became the single largest party of the state in 2018. In the last elections in 2013, BJP had won a majority.

Background[edit]

The tenure of Rajasthan assembly ended on January 20, 2019.[2] The main fight is between the BJP and the INCAnd the RLP . However, the AAP and the BSP are also contesting alongwith several other parties. Many high profile leaders including sitting MLA, MP and former ministers of the BJP have joined the INC before the elections. Some leaders of the INC have also joined the BJP.

Schedule[edit]

The date of the election was 7 December 2018 and the result was announced on 11 December 2018.

Event Date Day
Date for Nominations 12 Nov 2018 Monday
Last Date for filing Nominations 19 Nov 2018 Monday
Date for scrutiny of nominations 20 Nov 2018 Tuesday
Last date for withdrawal of candidatures 22 Nov 2018 Thursday
Date of poll 7 Dec 2018 Friday
Date of counting 11 Dec 2018 Tuesday
Date before which the election shall be completed 13 Dec 2018 Thursday

Opinion polls[edit]

Date Polling agency BJP INC Others Lead
9 November 2018 ABP News- C voter 58 135 6 77
8 November 2018 Graphnile 71 119 10 38
2 November 2018 ABP News- C voter 55 145 5 90
1 November 2018 India TV - CNX 75 115 10 40
30 October 2018 Spick Media 78 118 4 40
8 October 2018 Times Now - Chrome DM 89 102 9 13
9 October 2018 Times Now - Warroom Stratergies 75 115 10 40
10 October 2018 News Nation 73 115 12 42
6 October 2018 ABP News -C Voter 56 142 2 86
14 August 2018 ABP News- C Voter 57 130 13 73
Average as on 09 November 2018 69 123 8 54

Exit polls[edit]

The exit polls gave a clear edge to the Indian National Congress.

Polling agency BJP INC BSP Others Source
CVoter - Republic TV 60 137 NA 3 [3]
CNX - Times Now 85 105 NA 9 [3]
India TV 80-90 100-110 1-3 6-8 [3]
CSDS - ABP 83 101 NA 15 [3]
Axis My India - India Today and Aaj Tak 55-72 119-141 0 4-11 [3]
Republic Jan Ki Baat 93 91 NA 15 [3]
Today's Chanakya 68 123 NA 8 [4]

Results[edit]

The seat and vote share was as follows:[5][6]

Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Won +/−
INC 1,39,35,201 39.3% Increase6.23 100 Increase79
BJP 1,37,57,502 38.8% Decrease6.37 73 Decrease92
BSP 14,10,995 4.0% Increase0.63 6 Increase3
Independents 33,72,206 9.5% Increase1.29 13 Increase6
RLP 8,56,038 2.4% New 3 New
CPI(M) 4,34,210 1.2% Increase0.33 2 Increase2
BTP 2,55,100 0.7% New 2 New
RLD 1,16,320 0.3% Increase0.29 1 Increase1
Other parties and candidates (OTH) 8,87,317 2.5% Increase0.00 0 Increase0
None of the Above 4,67,781 1.3%
Total 3,54,92,670 100.00 200 ±0

By constituency[edit]

# Constituency Candidate Party
1 Adarsh Nagar Rafeek Khan INC
2 Ahore chagan Singh Rajpurohit BJP
3 Ajmer North Vasudev Devnani BJP
4 Ajmer South (SC) Anita Bhadel BJP
5 Alwar Rural (SC) Tikaram Jully INC
6 Alwar Urban Sanjay Sharma BJP
7 Amber Satish Poonia BJP
8 Anta Pramod Jain Bhaya INC
9 Anupgarh (SC) Santosh BJP
10 Asind Jabbar Singh BJP
11 Aspur (ST) Gopi Chand Meena BJP
12 Bagidora (ST) Mahendra Jeet Singh Malviya INC
13 Bagru (SC) Ganga Devi INC
14 Bali Pushpendra Singh BJP
15 Bamanwas (ST) Indra INC
16 Bandikui Gajraj INC
17 Bansur Shakuntala Rawat INC
18 Banswara (ST) Arjun Singh Bamnia INC
19 Baran-Atru (SC) Panachand INC
20 Bari Girraj Singh INC
21 Bari Sadri Lalit Kumar BJP
22 Barmer Mewaram Jain INC
23 Baseri (SC) Khiladi Lal Bairwa INC
24 Bassi (ST) Laxman Meena IND
25 Bayana (SC) Amar Singh INC
26 Baytoo Harish Chaudhary INC
27 Beawar Shankar Singh BJP
28 Begun Rajendra Bidhudi INC
29 Behror Baljeet Yadav IND
30 Bhadra Balwan Poonia CPI(M)
31 Bharatpur Subhash Garg RLD
32 Bhilwara Vitthal Shankar Avasthi BJP
33 Bhim Sudarshan Singh INC
34 Bhinmal Poora Ram Choudhary BJP
35 Bhopalgarh (SC) Pukhraj RLP
36 Bikaner East Siddhi Kumari BJP
37 Bikaner West B. D. Kalla INC
38 Bilara (SC) Heera Ram INC
39 Bundi Ashok Dogara BJP
40 Chaksu (SC) Ved Prakash Solanki INC
41 Chhabra Pratap Singh BJP
42 Chittorgarh Chandra Bhan BJP
43 Chohtan (SC) Padma Ram INC
44 Chomu Ramlal Sharma BJP
45 Chorasi (ST) Rajkumar Raot BTP
46 Civil Lines Pratap Singh Khachariyawas INC
47 Dag (SC) Kaluram BJP
48 Dantaramgarh Virendra Singh INC
49 Dausa] Murari Lal INC
50 Deedwana Chetan Choudhary INC
51 Deeg - Kumher Vishvendra Singh INC
52 Degana Vijaypal Mirdha INC
53 Deoli-Uniara Harish Meena INC
54 Dhariawad (ST) Gotam Lal BJP
55 Dhod (SC) Parasram Mordiya INC
56 Dholpur Shobharani Kushwah BJP
57 Dudu (SC) Babulal Nagar IND
58 Dungargarh Girdhari Lal CPI(M)
59 Dungarpur (ST) Ganesh Ghogra INC
60 Fatehpur Hakam Ali INC
61 Ganganagar Rajkumar IND
62 Gangapur Ramkesh IND
63 Garhi (ST) Kailash Chand Meena BJP
64 Ghatol (ST) Harendra Ninama BJP
65 Gogunda (ST) Pratap Lal Bheel BJP
66 Gudamalani Hemaram Choudhary INC
67 Hanumangarh Vinod Kumar INC
68 Hawamahal Mahesh Joshi INC
69 Hindaun (SC) Bharoshi Lal [7] INC
70 Hindoli Ashok INC
71 Jahazpur Gopichand Meena BJP
72 Jaisalmer Rooparam INC
73 Jaitaran Avinash Gehlot BJP
74 Jalore (SC) Jogeshwar Garg BJP
75 Jamwa Ramgarh (ST) Gopal Meena INC
76 Jayal (SC) Manju Meghwal INC
77 Jhadol (ST) Babulal Kharadi BJP
78 Jhalrapatan Vasundhara Raje Scindia BJP
79 Jhotwara Lalchand Kataria INC
80 Jhunjhunu Brijendra Singh Ola INC
81 Jodhpur Manisha Panwar INC
82 Kaman Zahida INC
83 Kapasan (SC) Arjun Lal BJP
84 Karanpur Gurmeet Singh INC
85 Karauli Lakhan Singh BSP
86 Kathumar (SC) Babulal INC
87 Kekri Raghu Sharma INC
88 Keshoraipatan (SC) Shatrughan Gautam BJP
89 Khajuwala (SC) Govind Ram INC
90 Khandar (SC) Ashok INC
91 Khandela Mahadev Singh IND
92 Khanpur Narendra Nagar BJP
93 Kherwara (ST) Dayaram Parmar INC
94 Khetri Jitendra Singh INC
95 Khinvsar Hanuman Beniwal RLP
96 Kishanganj (ST) Nirmla INC
97 Kishangarh Suresh Tak IND
98 Kishangarh Bas Deepchand BSP
99 Kishanpole Ameen Kagzi INC
100 Kolayat Bhanwar Singh INC
101 Kota North Shanti Kumar Dhariwal INC
102 Kota South Sandeep Sharma BJP
103 Kotputli Rajendra Singh Yadav INC
104 Kumbhalgarh Surendra Singh BJP
105 Kushalgarh (ST) Ramila Khadia IND
106 Laxmangarh Govind Singh Dotasara INC
107 Ladnun Mukesh Bhakhar INC
108 Ladpura Kalpana Devi BJP
109 Lalsot (ST) Parsadi Lal Meena INC
110 Lohawat Kishna Ram Bishnoi INC
111 Luni Mahendra Bishnoi INC
112 Lunkaransar Sumit Godara BJP
113 Mahuwa Omprakash IND
114 Makrana Roopa Ram[8] BJP
115 Malpura Kanhiya Lal BJP
116 Malviya Nagar Kalicharan BJP
117 Mandal Ram Lal INC
118 Mandalgarh Gopal Lal BJP
119 Mandawa Narendra Kumar IND
120 Manohar Thana Govind Prasad BJP
121 Marwar Junction Khushveer Singh IND
122 Masuda Rakesh Pareek INC
123 Mavli Dharm Narayan BJP
124 Merta (SC) Indra RLP
125 Mundawar Manjeet Dharmpal BJP
126 Nadbai Joginder Singh BSP
127 Nagar Vajib Ali [9] BSP
128 Nagaur Mohan Ram BJP
129 Nasirabad Ramswaroop Lamba BJP
130 Nathdwara C. P. Joshi INC
131 Nawalgarh Dr Rajkumar Sharma INC
132 Nawan Mahendra Choudhary INC
133 Neem Ka Thana Suresh Modi INC
134 Nimbahera Udai Lal Anjana INC
135 Niwai (SC) Prasant Bairwa INC
136 Nohar Amit INC
137 Nokha Bihari Lal Bishnoi BJP
138 Osian Divya Maderna INC
139 Pachpadra Madan Prajapat INC
140 Pali Gyanchand Parakh BJP
141 Parbatsar Ramniwas Gawdiya INC
142 Phalodi Pabba Ram Bishnoi BJP
143 Phulera Nirmal Kumawat BJP
144 Pilani (SC) J. P. Chandelia INC
145 Pilibanga (SC) Dharmendra Kumar BJP
146 Pindwara-Abu (ST) Samaram BJP
147 Pipalda Ramnarayan INC
148 Pokaran Saleh Mohammad INC
149 Pratapgarh (ST) Ram Lal INC
150 Pushkar Suresh Singh Rawat BJP
151 Raisinghnagar (SC) Balbir Singh BJP
152 Rajakhera Rohit Bohra INC
153 Rajgarh-Laxmangarh (ST) Joharilal Meena INC
154 Rajsamand Kiran Maheshwari BJP
155 Ramganj Mandi (SC) Madan Dilawar BJP
156 Ramgarh Shafia Zubair INC
157 Raniwara Narayan Singh Dewal BJP
158 Ratangarh Abhishek Mehrishi BJP
159 Reodar (SC) Jagasi Ram BJP
160 Sadulpur Krishna Poonia INC
161 Sadulshahar Jagdish Jangid INC
162 Sagwara (ST) Ram Prasad BTP
163 Sahara Kailash Chandra Trivedi INC
164 Salumber (ST) Amrit Lal BJP
165 Sanchore Sukhram Bishnoi INC
166 Sanganer Ashok Lahoty BJP
167 Sangaria Gurdeep Singh BJP
168 Sangod Bharat Singh Kundanpur INC
169 Sapotra (ST) Ramesh INC
170 Sardarpura Ashok Gehlot INC
171 Sardarshahar Bhanwar Lal INC
172 Sawai Madhopur Danish Abrar INC
173 Shahpura Alok Beniwal IND
174 Shahpura (SC) Kailash Chandra Meghwal BJP
175 Sheo Ameen Khan INC
176 Shergarh Meena Kanwar INC
177 Sikar Rajendra Pareek INC
178 Sikrai (SC) Mamta Bhupesh INC
179 Sirohi Sanyam Lodha IND
180 Siwana Hameersingh Bhayal BJP
181 Sojat (SC) Shobha Chouhan BJP
182 Soorsagar Suryakanta Vyas BJP
183 Srimadhopur Deependra Singh Shekhawat INC
184 Sujangarh (SC) Master Bhanwarlal Meghwal INC
185 Sumerpur Joraram Kumawat BJP
186 Surajgarh Subhash Poonia BJP
187 Suratgarh Rampratap BJP
188 Taranagar Narendra Budania INC
189 Thanagazi Kanti Prasad IND
190 Tijara Sandip Kumar BSP
191 Todabhim (ST) Ghanshyam INC
192 Tonk Sachin Pilot INC
193 Udaipur Gulab Chand Kataria BJP
194 Udaipur Rural (ST) Phool Singh Meena BJP
195 Udaipurwati Shubhkaran Choudhary BJP
196 Vallabnagar M. Randhir Singh IND
197 Vidhyadhar Nagar Narpat Singh Rajvi BJP
198 Viratnagar Indraj gurjar INC
199 Weir (SC) Bhajan Lal INC

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rajasthan Election 2018". www.patrika.com (in Hindi). Retrieved 2018-10-10.
  2. ^ "Terms of the Houses". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Election exit polls results 2018". Hindustan Times. 7 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, MP Exit Polls 2018: Highlights - Times of India ►". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  5. ^ News 18: Rajasthan Election Results
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ http://zeenews.india.com/assembly-elections-2013/rajasthan-polls/rajasthan-goes-to-polls-tomorrow_893480.html
  8. ^ "Members Page". rajassembly.nic.in. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  9. ^ http://rajassembly.nic.in/MembersPage.asp?DivNo=4
  10. ^ "Constituency Representation". rajassembly.nic.in. Retrieved 2 September 2018.

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