Rajasthan Legislative Assembly election, 2013

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Rajasthan Legislative Assembly election, 2013

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199 of all 200 seats in the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
101 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 75.67%
  First party Second party
  Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje.JPG Mr. Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister, Rajasthan. India.JPG
Leader Vasundhara Raje Ashok Gehlot
Party BJP INC
Leader since 2003 1998
Leader's seat Jhalrapatan Sardarpura
Last election 78 96
Seats after 163 21
Seat change Increase85 Decrease75
Popular vote 13,939,203 10,204,694
Percentage 45.17% 33.07%

Chief Minister before election

Ashok Gehlot
Indian National Congress

Elected Chief Minister

Vasundhara Raje
Bharatiya Janata Party

Rajasthan Legislative Assembly elections, 2013 was held in Indian state of Rajasthan on 1 December 2013. Results were announced on 8 December.[1] The incumbent ruling party Indian National Congress, led by the Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, lost the elections to Vasundhara Raje-led BJP, who was being touted as the next incumbent.[2]

Pre-poll surveys[edit]

Survey Date BJP INC Others (Include BSP) Source
Headlines Today-C Voter September 2013 97 79 24 [3]
Times Now-India TV-C Voter September 2013 118 64 18 [4]
CNN-IBN-The Week-CSDS October 2013 115-125 60-68 12-20 (BSP 4-8) [5]

Election[edit]

Polling was held on 1 December in 199 assembly seats out of 200 seats. Churu constituency polling was postponed to December 13 due to death of BSP candidate Jagdish Meghwal.[6][7]

Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) along with EVMs was used in 1 assembly seat in Rajasthan elections.[8][9] There were 2,087 candidates including 166 women and one eunuch candidate. INC and BJP contested on all 200 seats while BSP on 195 seats. 38 CPI(M), 23 CPI, 16 NCP, 666 other parties candidates and 758 Independents were also in foray.[6][7] Over 4.08 crore voters including 1.92 crore women were eligible to exercise their vote. There were 47,223 polling booths.[6][7] Total voting turnout was 74.38%, the highest ever in state assembly election. The highest turnout (85.52%) was recorded at Jaisalmer and the lowest (55.21%) at Bharatpur.[7]

Results[edit]

The results were declared on 8 December.[6][10] Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot won from his Sardarpura constituency by a margin of 18,478 votes while Vasundhara Raje won from Jhalarpatan by 60,896 votes.[11] The election also recorded best and worst performances for the BJP and the Congress respectively in the state.[12] Influential Meena leader and MP from Dausa, Kirori Lal Meena received a big setback when his newly formed party, National People’s Party won only four seats.[13]

Summary of the 1 December 2013 Rajasthan Legislative Assembly election results
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Contested Won +/− %
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 13,939,203 45.2 Increase10.9 200 163 Increase85 81.5
Indian National Congress (INC) 10,204,694 33.1 Decrease3.7 200 21 Decrease75 10.5
Independents (IND) 2,533,224 8.2 Decrease6.8 758 7 Decrease7 3.5
National People's Party (NPEP) 1,312,402 4.3 Increase4.3 134 4 Increase4 2.0
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 1,041,241 3.4 Decrease4.2 195 3 Decrease3 1.5
National Unionist Zamindara Party (nuzp) 312,653 1.0 Increase1.0 25 2 Increase2 1.0
Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) 269,002 0.9 Decrease0.7 38 0 Decrease3 0.0
Samajwadi Party (SP) 118,911 0.4 Decrease0.4 56 0 Decrease1 0.0
Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) 59,673 0.2 Decrease0.3 15 0 Decrease1 0.0
Other parties and candidates 479,700 1.4 Decrease2.0 573 0 Decrease1 0.0
None of the Above (NOTA) 589,923 1.9 Increase1.9
Total 30,860,626 100.00 2194 200 ±0 100.0
Valid votes 30,860,626 99.89
Invalid votes 35,113 0.11
Votes cast / turnout 30,895,739 75.67
Abstentions 9,933,573 24.33
Registered voters 40,829,312
Source: Election Commission of India[14]

By constituency[edit]

# Constituency Candidate Party
1 Adarsh Nagar Ashok Parnami BJP
2 Ahore Shankar Singh Rajpurohit BJP
3 Ajmer North Vasudev Devnani BJP
4 Ajmer South (SC) Anita Bhadel BJP
5 Alwar Rural (SC) Jairam Jatav BJP
6 Alwar Urban Banwari Lal Singhal BJP
7 Amber Naveen Pilania NPEP
8 Anta Prabhu Lal Saini BJP
9 Anupgarh (SC) Shimla Bawri BJP
10 Asind Ram Lal Gurjar BJP
11 Aspur (ST) Gopi Chand Meena BJP
12 Bagidora (ST) Mahendra Jeet Singh Malviya INC
13 Bagru (SC) Kailash Verma BJP
14 Bali Pushpendra Singh BJP
15 Bamanwas (ST) Kunji Lal BJP
16 Bandikui Mrs. Alka Singh BJP
17 Bansur Shakuntala Rawat INC
18 Banswara (ST) Dhan Singh Rawat BJP
19 Baran-Atru (SC) Rampal BJP
20 Bari Girraj Singh INC
21 Bari Sadri Gautam Kumar BJP
22 Barmer Mewaram Jain INC
23 Baseri (SC) Rani Silautia BJP
24 Bassi (ST) Anju Devi Dhanka IND
25 Bayana (SC) Bachchu Singh BJP
26 Baytoo Kailash Choudhary BJP
27 Beawar Shankar Singh BJP
28 Begun Suresh Dhaker BJP
29 Behror Jaswant Singh Yadav BJP
30 Bhadra Sanjeev Kumar BJP
31 Bharatpur Vijay Bansal BJP
32 Bhilwara Vitthal Shankar Avasthi BJP
33 Bhim Harisingh Rawat BJP
34 Bhinmal Poora Ram Choudhary BJP
35 Bhopalgarh (SC) Kamasa BJP
36 Bikaner East Siddhi Kumari BJP
37 Bikaner West Gopal Krishan BJP
38 Bilara (SC) Arjun Lal BJP
39 Bundi Ashok Dogara BJP
40 Chaksu (SC) Laxminarain BJP
41 Chhabra Pratap Singh BJP
42 Chittorgarh Chandra Bhan BJP
43 Chohtan (SC) Tarun Rai Kaga BJP
44 Chomu Ramlal Sharma BJP
45 Chorasi (ST) Sushil BJP
46 Civil Lines Arun Chaturvedi BJP
47 Dag (SC) Ram Chandra BJP
48 Dantaramgarh Narayan Singh INC
49 Dausa Shankar Lal Sharma BJP
50 Deedwana Yoonus Khan BJP
51 Deeg - Kumher Vishvendra Singh (leading) INC
52 Degana Ajay Singh BJP
53 Deoli-Uniara Rajendra BJP
54 Dhariawad (ST) Gotam Lal BJP
55 Dhod (SC) Gordhan BJP
56 Dholpur Banwari Lal Kushwah BSP
57 Dudu (SC) Premchand BJP
58 Dungargarh Kishana Ram BJP
59 Dungarpur (ST) Devendra Katara BJP
60 Fatehpur Nand Kishor IND
61 Ganganagar Kamini Jindal NUZP
62 Gangapur Man Singh BJP
63 Garhi (ST) Jeetmal Khant BJP
64 Ghatol (ST) Navneet Lal BJP
65 Gogunda (ST) Pratap Lal Bheel BJP
66 Gudamalani Ladu Ram BJP
67 Hanumangarh Rampratap BJP
68 Hawamahal Surendra Pareek BJP
69 Hindaun (SC) Rajkumari Yadav [15] BJP
70 Hindoli Ashok INC
71 Jahazpur Dhiraj Gurjar INC
72 Jaisalmer Chhotu Singh BJP
73 Jaitaran Surendra Goyal BJP
74 Jalore (SC) Amrita Solanki BJP
75 Jamwa Ramgarh (ST) Jagdish Narayan Meena BJP
76 Jayal (SC) Dr, Manju Baghmaar BJP
77 Jhadol (ST) Heeralal INC
78 Jhalrapatan Vasundhara Raje Scindia BJP
79 Jhotwara Rajpal Singh Sekhawat BJP
80 Jhunjhunu Brijendra Singh Ola INC
81 Jodhpur Kailash Bhanshali BJP
82 Kaman Ku Jagat Singh BJP
83 Kapasan (SC) Arjun Lal BJP
84 Karanpur Surender Pal Singh BJP
85 Karauli Darshan Singh (leading) INC
86 Kathumar (SC) Mangal Ram BJP
87 Kekri Shatrughan Gautam BJP
88 Keshoraipatan (SC) Baboo Lal Verma BJP
89 Khajuwala (SC) Vishwanath BJP
90 Khandar (SC) Jitendra Kumar Gothwal BJP
91 Khandela Banshidhar BJP
92 Khanpur Narendra Nagar BJP
93 Kherwara (ST) Nana Lal Ahari BJP
94 Khetri Pooranmal Saini BSP
95 Khinvsar Hanuman Beniwal IND
96 Kishanganj (ST) Lalit Kumar BJP
97 Kishangarh Bhagirath Choudhary BJP
98 Kishangarh Bas Ramhet Singh Yadav BJP
99 Kishanpole Mohan Lal BJP
100 Kolayat Bhanwar Singh INC
101 Kota North Prahlad Gunjal BJP
102 Kota South Om Birla BJP
103 Kotputli Rajendra Singh Yadav INC
104 Kumbhalgarh Surendra Singh Rathore BJP
105 Kushalgarh (ST) Bhima BJP
106 Laxmangarh Govind Singh Dotasara INC
107 Ladnun Manohar Singh BJP
108 Ladpura Bhawani Singh Rajawat BJP
109 Lalsot (ST) Kirodi Lal Meena NPEP
110 Lohawat Gajendra Singh BJP
111 Luni Jogaram Patel BJP
112 Lunkaransar Manik Chand IND
113 Mahuwa Omprakash BJP
114 Makrana Shreeram Bhincher BJP
115 Malpura Kanhiya Lal BJP
116 Malviya Nagar Kalicharan BJP
117 Mandal Kalu Lal BJP
118 Mandalgarh Vivek Dhakar INC
119 Mandawa Narendra Kumar IND
120 Manohar Thana Kanwar Lal BJP
121 Marwar Junction Kesaram Choudhary BJP
122 Masuda Sushil Kanwar BJP
123 Mavli Dalichand Dangi BJP
124 Merta (SC) Sukharam BJP
125 Mundawar Dharam Pal Choudhary BJP
126 Nadbai Krishnendra Kaur BJP
127 Nagar Anita Singh Dayma [16] BJP
128 Nagaur Habibur Rahman Ashrafi Lamba BJP
129 Nasirabad Ramnarayan INC
130 Nathdwara Kalyan Singh Chauhan BJP
131 Nawalgarh Dr Rajkumar Sharma IND
132 Nawan Vijay Singh BJP
133 Neem Ka Thana Prem Singh BJP
134 Nimbahera Shrichand Kriplani BJP
135 Niwai (SC) Heera Lal Raiger BJP
136 Nohar Abhishek BJP
137 Nokha Rameshwar Lal Dudi INC
138 Osian Bhairaram Chaudhary BJP
139 Pachpadra Amra Ram BJP
140 Pali Gyanchand Parakh BJP
141 Parbatsar Man Singh BJP
142 Phalodi Pabba Ram Bishnoi BJP
143 Phulera Nirmal Kumawat BJP
144 Pilani (SC) Sunderlal BJP
145 Pilibanga (SC) Dropati BJP
146 Pindwara-Abu (ST) Samaram BJP
147 Pipalda Vidya Shankar Nandwana BJP
148 Pokaran Shaitan Singh BJP
149 Pratapgarh (ST) Nandlal BJP
150 Pushkar Suresh Singh Rawat BJP
151 Raisinghnagar (SC) Sona Devi NUZP
152 Rajakhera Pradhyumn Singh INC
153 Rajgarh-Laxmangarh (ST) Golma Devi Meena NPEP
154 Rajsamand Kiran Maheshwari BJP
155 Ramganj Mandi (SC) Chandra Kanta Meghwal BJP
156 Ramgarh Gyan Dev Ahuja BJP
157 Raniwara Narayan Singh Dewal BJP
158 Ratangarh Rajkumar Rinwa BJP
159 Reodar (SC) Jagasi Ram BJP
160 Sadulpur Manoj Kumar BSP
161 Sadulshahar Gurjant Singh BJP
162 Sagwara (ST) Anita Katara BJP
163 Sahara Dr. Balu Ram Chaudhary BJP
164 Salumber (ST) Amrit Lal BJP
165 Sanchore Sukhram INC
166 Sanganer Ghanshyam Tiwari BJP
167 Sangaria Krishan Kadva BJP
168 Sangod Heeralal Nagar BJP
169 Sapotra (ST) Ramesh INC
170 Sardarpura Ashok Gehlot INC
171 Sardarshahar Bhanwar Lal INC
172 Sawai Madhopur Diya Kumari BJP
173 Shahpura Rao Rajendra Singh BJP
174 Shahpura (SC) Kailash Meghwal BJP
175 Sheo Manvendra Singh BJP
176 Shergarh Babu Singh BJP
177 Sikar Ratan Lal Jaldhari BJP
178 Sikrai (SC) Geeta Verma NPEP
179 Sirohi Otaram Dewasi BJP
180 Siwana Hameersingh Bhayal BJP
181 Sojat (SC) Sanjana Agri BJP
182 Soorsagar Suryakanta Vyas BJP
183 Srimadhopur Jhabar Singh Kharra BJP
184 Sujangarh (SC) Khemaram BJP
185 Sumerpur Madan Rathore BJP
186 Surajgarh Shrawan Kumar INC
187 Suratgarh Rajendar Singh Bhadu BJP
188 Taranagar Jai Narayan Poonia BJP
189 Thanagazi Hem Singh Bhadana BJP
190 Tijara Maman Singh Yadav [17] BJP
191 Todabhim (ST) Ghanshyam INC
192 Tonk Ajit Singh BJP
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 Dr. Phoolchand Bhinda BJP
199 Weir (SC) Bhajan Lal INC

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "About Rajasthan Assembly Election Results 2013". 
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  12. ^ http://newindianexpress.com/nation/BJP-Creates-History-in-Rajasthan-Wins-162-Seats/2013/12/08/article1935322.ece
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  14. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2013/RajAE_2013_stat_report.pdf
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