How MPs spent on their 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign

There are two MPs who have exceeded the expense limit. Hasnain Masoodi (JKNC) from Anantnag constituency, Jammu and Kashmir has exceeded the expense limit by Rs. 9, 27,920. Ravindra Shyamnarayan Shukla Alias Ravi Kishan (BJP) from Gorakhpur constituency, Uttar Pradesh has exceeded the expense limit by Rs.7,95,916 says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Average expenditure:

Based on the election expense declarations of 538 MPs from Lok Sabha 2019 to the ECI, the average amount of money spent by them in the elections is Rs 50.84 lakhs, which is 73% of the expense limit.

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Average winning margin in TN assembly elections was 48.3%

New Delhi, June 23: The average winning margin in the recently concluded Tamil Nadu elections was 48.3 per cent of the total votes polled. In the 2016 elections winners won by an average of 45.67 per cent of total votes polled says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Margin of victory:

8 winners have won with a margin of victory of less than 1000 votes.

3 winners have won with more than 45per cent of margin of victory.

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At 39.22%, Congress had highest number of deserters in assembly polls

New Delhi, June 08: In the recently concluded assembly elections, the Congress had the maximum number of deserters. In all there were 60 candidates and 51 MLAs who had switched parties says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Elections were held in Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry, the results of which were declared on May 2.In the recently concluded assembly elections, the Congress had the maximum number of deserters. In all there were 60 candidates and 51 MLAs who had switched parties says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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Average victory margin in West Bengal elections was 50.16%

New Delhi, May 25: The voter’s turnout for the West Bengal Assembly election 2021 was 82.3% whereas voter’s turnout in West Bengal assembly elections 2016 was 83.2%.

The winners of the West Bengal State Assembly elections, 2021 won by an average of 50.16 % of total votes polled. In the 2016 elections winners won by an average of 48.02 % of total votes polled, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms said.

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12 ministers have declared pending criminal cases in West Bengal

New Delhi, May 13: 12(28%) ministers have declared criminal cases against themselves. 7(16%) ministers have declared serious criminal cases against themselves, a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms said. 

Out of the 43 ministers analysed, 32 (74%) are crorepatis. The average assets of 43 ministers analysed is Rs 4.29 crores. 

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31 of 32 ministers in Tamil Nadu are crorepatis

New Delhi, May 11: There are 28 ministers who have declared criminal cases in the new Tamil Nadu ministry. 16 (50%) ministers have declared serious criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms. 

Out of the 32 ministers analysed, 31 (97%) are crorepatis. The average assets of 32 ministers analysed is Rs 11.71 crores. 

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In new Kerala assembly 96 MLAs have pending criminal cases

New Delhi, May 05: Out of the 136 winning candidates analysed in 2021, 96(71%) winning candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves. Out of 140 MLAs analysed during Kerala Assembly elections in 2016, 87(62%) MLAs had declared criminal cases against themselves.

37 (27%) winning candidates have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to murder, attempt to murder, crimes against women etc says a report by the Association of Democratic Reforms.

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In new TN assembly DMK has most MLAs with pending criminal background, crorepatis

New Delhi, May 05: 134 of the 224 candidates who won the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections have pending criminal cases against them.

Out of 223 MLAs analysed during Tamil Nadu Assembly elections in 2016, 75(34%) MLAs had declared criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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64 with criminal background, 55 crorepatis in fray for phase 8 of Bengal elections

New Delhi, Apr 24: Out of the 283 candidates contesting in phase 8 of the West Bengal assembly elections 2021, 64 have declared pending criminal cases against them.

50 (18%) have declared serious criminal cases against themselves says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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