2017 Manipur Legislative Assembly election
All 60 assembly constituencies
31 seats needed for a majority
A Legislative Assembly election was held in Manipur on 4 March and 8 March 2017 to elect the 60 members of the Manipur Legislative Assembly,  as the term of current Legislative Assembly ends on 18 March 2017. Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines was used along with EVM in four assembly constituencies in Manipur.
The current Legislative Assembly expires on 18 March 2017. In the last election, held in 2012, the Congress won 42 seats and Incumbent Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh was re-elected. In 2014, the Manipur State Congress Party, with its five Members of Legislative Assembly, joined the ruling Congress.
|Axis - India Today||Oct 2016||40-45 (48)||7-8 (10)||3-5 (5)||00||00|
|Parties and coalitions||Popular vote||Seats|
|Indian National Congress (INC)||582,056||35.1||6.9||28||19|
|Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)||601,539||36.3||34.2||21||21|
|Naga People's Front (NPF)||118,850||7.2||0.3||4|
|National People's Party (NPP)||83,744||5.1||3.9||4||4|
|Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)||42,263||2.5||1.9||1|
|All India Trinamool Congress (AITC)||23,384||1.4||15.6||1||4|
|None of the Above (NOTA)||9,062||0.6||0.6||N/A|
Results by constituency
On 15 March 2017, N. Biren Singh was sworn as the Chief Minister, having formed a coalition with National People's Party, Naga People's Front and the Lok Janshakti Party. This marked the first time that the Bharatiya Janata Party has formed a government in Manipur. The Indian National Congress remained the single largest party in the legislature.
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