Election

2017 elections in India

Political map of India

The elections in India in 2017 include the seven state legislative assembly elections. The tenure of the state legislative assembly of Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand. The term of the President will also end this year.

 

Election List

Start date End date Election Winning party Elected leader
04 February 2017 Punjab Legislative Assembly election, 2017 INC Amarinder Singh
04 February 2017 Goa Legislative Assembly election, 2017 BJP Manohar Parrikar
15 February 2017 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly election, 2017 BJP T S Rawat
11 February 2017 09 March 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2017 BJP Yogi Adityanath
04 March 2017 08 March 2017 Manipur Legislative Assembly election, 2017 BJP N B Singh
TBD Gujarat Legislative Assembly election, 2017 TBD
TBD Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2017 TBD
TBD Indian presidential election, 2017 TBD
TBD Indian vice-presidential election, 2017 TBD

Presidential election

A presidential election will be held in India before 25 July 2017, the day when President Pranab Mukherjee’s term ends.

Vice Presidential election

A Vice Presidential election will be held in India in July 2017, the day when Vice President Hamid Ansari’s term ends.

Legislative assembly elections

Punjab

 Punjab

Elections for the State assembly were held on February 04, 2017 with 75% voter turnout.In Punjab all the 117 assembly constituencies have triangular contests between major parties makes the results uncertain.

Result was declared on 11 March 2017.

Summary of the Punjab Legislative Assembly election, 2017 result
Party Seats contested Seats won Seat change Popular vote Vote share Swing
Indian National Congress 117 77 Increase31 5,945,899 38.5% Decrease1.42%
Aam Aadmi Party 112 20 Increase20 3,662,665 23.7% Increase23.7%
Shiromani Akali Dal 94 15 Decrease41 3,898,161 25.2% Decrease9.36%
Bharatiya Janata Party 23 3 Decrease9 833,092 5.4% Decrease1.75%
Lok Insaaf Party 5 2 Increase2 189,228 1.2% Increase1.2%
Bahujan Samaj Party 117 0 Steady 234,400 1.5% Steady
Aapna Punjab Party 0 Steady 37,476 0.2% Steady
RMPOI 0 Steady 37,243 0.2% Steady
SAD(M) 0 Steady 49,260 0.3% Steady
Communist Party of India 0 Steady 34,074 0.2% Steady
Independents 0 Steady 323,243 2.1% Decrease5.03%
None of the above Steady 108,471 0.7% Increase0.7%
Total 117
Turnout:78.6%
Source: Election Commission of India

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh were held between 11 February to 9 March 2017 in seven phases. Result was declared on 11 March 2017.

Summary of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2017 result
Party Alliance Seats contested Seats won Seat change Vote share Swing
Bharatiya Janata Party NDA 384 312 Increase265 39.7% Steady
Apna Dal (Sonelal) NDA 12 9 1.0 %
Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party NDA 7 4 Steady 0.7 % Steady
Samajwadi Party SP+ 298 47 Decrease177 21.8% 7.7
Indian National Congress SP+ 105 7 Decrease21 6.2% Steady
Bahujan Samaj Party 403 19 Decrease61 22.2% Steady
Rashtriya Lok Dal 131 1 Steady 1.8% Steady
Communist Party of India Left 90 0 Steady Steady
Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Left 50 0 Steady Steady
Communist Party of India (Marxist) Left 27 0 Steady Steady
AIMIM 38 0 Steady Steady
Apna Dal Grand alliance 150 0 Steady Steady
Peace Party of India Grand Alliance 150 0 Decrease4
Nishad Party Grand Alliance 100 1 Increase1
Nationalist Congress Party
Shiv Sena 150
Independents n/a 3
Total 403
Turnout:
Source: Election Commission of India

Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand

Elections for the State assembly were held on February 15, 2017 with a 65.64% turnout. Result was declared on 11 March 2017.

Summary of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly election, 2017 result
Party Seats contested Seats won Seat change Vote share Swing
Bharatiya Janata Party 70 57 Increase 26 46.5% Increase 13.37%
Indian National Congress 70 11 Decrease 21 33.5% Decrease 0.29%
Bahujan Samaj Party 70 0 Decrease 3 7% Decrease
Uttarakhand Kranti Dal 55 0 Decrease 1 0.7% Decrease
Samajwadi Party 25 0 Steady 0.4% Decrease
Independents 2 Decrease 1 10% Decrease
Total
Turnout: 65.64% (for 69 seats except Karnaprayag)
Source: Election Commission of India

Manipur

Manipur Legislative Assembly election, 2017

Manipur

Assembly elections in Manipur were held on 4 March and 8 March 2017 in two phases.

Result were declared on 11 March 2017.

Summary of the Manipur Legislative Assembly election, 2017 result
Party Seats contested Seats won Seat change Vote share Swing
Indian National Congress 60 28 – 19 35.1 -6.9
Bharatiya Janata Party 60 21 + 21 36.3 +35
Naga People’s Front 16 4 Steady 7.2 Steady
National People’s Party 9 4 + 4 5.1 Steady
Lok Janshakti Party 1 1 Steady 2.5 Steady
All India Trinamool Congress 24 1 -4 1.4 Steady
Independents 1 + 1 5.1
Peoples’ Resurgence and Justice Alliance 05 00 Steady Steady
Total 0
Turnout:
Source: Election Commission of India

Goa

Goa

Elections for the State assembly were held on February 04, 2017 with 83% turnout.[4][8]

Summary of the Goa Legislative Assembly election, 2017 result
Party Seats contested Seats won Seat change Vote share
Bharatiya Janata Party 36 13 Decrease 8 32.5%
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party 34 3 Steady 0 11.3%
Goa Forward Party 4 3 Steady 0 3.5%
Independents 3 (2 in alliance) Decrease 2 11.1%
Indian National Congress 36 17 Increase 8 28.4%
Aam Aadmi Party 40 0 Steady 0 6.3%
Nationalist Congress Party 18 1 Decrease 5 2.3%
Goa Suraksha Manch 3 0 Steady 0 1.2%
United Goans Party 2 0 Steady 0 0.9%
Goa Su-Raj Party 0 Steady 0 0.6%
Goa Vikas Party 0 Decrease 2 0.6%
Total 40
Turnout: 83%
Result: BJP, MGP, GFP and two independents form alliance to win the election.
Source: Election Commission of India

Gujarat[edit]

Gujarat Legislative Assembly election, 2017

Gujarat

Elections for the State assembly are expected to be held in November 2017.

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

Elections for the State assembly are expected to be held in December 2017.