Odisha Legislative Assembly election, 2014

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Odisha Assembly Elections 2014

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All 147 Assembly Constituencies
74 seats needed for a majority

  Majority party Minority party
  Naveen Patnaik.jpg
Leader Naveen Patnaik Jayadev Jena [1]
Party BJD INC
Alliance UPA
Leader since 1996
Leader's seat Hinjili Anandpur
(lost)
Last election 2009 2009
Seats before 103 27
Seats won 117 16
Seat change Increase14 Decrease11
Popular vote 9,334,582 5,535,670
Percentage 43.4% 25.7%

Odisha locator map.svg
Odisha District Map

CM before election

Naveen Patnaik
BJD

CM elect

Naveen Patnaik
BJD

The Odisha Legislative Assembly election of 2014 was held in April 2014, concurrently with the Indian general election, 2014.[2][3] The elections were held in the state in the first (10-Apr-2014) and second (17-Apr-2014) phases.[4] The results were declared on 16 May 2014.[5]

The ruling party, Biju Janata Dal gained majority, and incumbent Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik once again took oath as Chief Minister.[6]

Results[edit]

Summary of the 10 April to 17 April 2014 Odisha Legislative Assembly election results[6][7]
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Won Change
Biju Janata Dal 9,334,852 43.4 117 Increase 14
Indian National Congress 5,535,670 25.7 16 Decrease 11
Bharatiya Janata Party 3,874,739 18.0 10 Increase 4
Independents 1,084,764 5.0 2 Decrease 4
Samata Kranti Dal 86,539 0.4 1 Increase 1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 80,274 0.4 1 Increase 1
None of the Above (NOTA) 271,336 1.3 Increase1.3 N/A
Total 21,532,680 100.00 147 ±0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dehury, Chinmaya (17 December 2013). "Hariprasad dodges questions on Jena's continuance as PCC chief". Odisha Sun Times. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "GENERAL ELECTIONS - 2014 SCHEDULE OF ELECTIONS" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Lok Sabha elections begin April 7, counting on May 16". Indiatoday. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Lok Sabha elections: Odisha votes on April 10, 17". 5 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "India votes in longest Lok Sabha polls from April 7 to May 12, counting on May 16". Hindustan Times. 5 March 2014. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Prafulla Das (May 21, 2014). "Naveen Patnaik sworn-in as fourth time CM in Odisha". The Hindu. thehindu.com/. Retrieved May 23, 2014. 
  7. ^ Election Results on Election Commission of India website