Indian general election, 2019

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Indian general election, 2019
India
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543 seats in the Lok Sabha
272 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls
  First party Second party Third party
  Narendra D Modi.jpg Sonia Gandhi (cropped).jpg Edappadi K. Palaniswami.jpg
Leader Narendra Modi Sonia Gandhi Edappadi Palaniswami
Party BJP INC AIADMK
Alliance NDA UPA Third Front
Leader since 7 October 2013 14 March 1998 16 February 2017
Leader's seat Varanasi Rae Bareli Did not contest
Last election 282[2] 44[3] 37[1]

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Mamata Banerjee - Kolkata 2011-12-08 7531 Cropped.JPG Naveen Patnaik.jpg Uddhav thackeray 20090703.jpg
Leader Mamata Banerjee Naveen Patnaik Uddhav Thackeray
Party Trinamool Congress BJD Shiv Sena
Alliance NDA
Leader since 1998 2000 2013
Leader's seat Did not contest Did not contest Did not contest
Last election 34[1] 20[1] 18[1]

  Seventh party Eighth party Ninth party
  N. Chandrababu Naidu (cropped).jpg Telangana CM TRS.jpg Yechuri 1.JPG
Leader N. Chandrababu Naidu K. Chandrashekhar Rao Sitaram Yechury
Party TDP TRS CPI(M)
Alliance NDA Third Front Left Front
Leader since 1995 2001 19 April 2015
Leader's seat Did not contest Did not contest Did not contest
Last election 16[1] 11[1] 9[1]

Prime Minister before election

Narendra Modi
BJP

Elected Prime Minister

TBD
TBD

General elections are due to be held in India by 2019 to constitute the seventeenth Lok Sabha.

Electoral system[edit]

The 543 elected members of the Lok Sabha will be elected from single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post voting. The President of India nominates an additional two members.[4]

Parties and alliances[edit]

References[edit]