Bihar Elections vote share: RJD topped, followed by BJP

New Delhi, Nov 11: The battle for Bihar was hard fought and the counting went late into the night before the NDA was declared winner.

The BJP ended up with 74 votes, but it was the RJD with 75 which was the single largest party. The NDA’s allies, HAM and VIP ended up with four seats each. 

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BJP’s vote share is up since 2014, but its down in the number of seats at Jharkhand

bjpppNew Delhi, Dec 23: Going by the trends, the JMM-Congress-RJD combine is in a comfortable position to form the government.

The BJP, on the other hand, is currently leading in 29 seats and is way below the magic mark of 41 to form the government. The BJP at the moment is the single largest party with leads in 29 seats. The JMM is behind the BJP with 24 seats.

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Assembly elections: BJP loses vote share, but not all to Congress

congbjpNew Delhi, Dec 12: With the BJP suffering losses in three key states, its vote share has taken a sharp dip in Chattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh since the last assembly elections in 2013, but all these votes do not seem to have gone to the Congress alone as other players have also reaped the gains.

No political party which formed govt has won more than 55 per cent vote share: ADR

New Delhi, July 2: The MLAs from 11 states have spent 50 per cent of their expenditure limit during the state elections conducted in various states. A report by the Association for Democratic Reforms states that it had analysed the election expenditure of 4,087 out of 4,120 sitting MLAs.

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How Congress lost 44 seats despite having better vote share than 2013

siddhaFrom 122 in 2013 to 78 in 2018. This was the Congress decline in Karnataka. During the campaign and going by the various exit polls, it suggested that there was no anti-incumbency factor at play.

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Time to ponder over vote share

With the elections approaching a debatable topic would be regarding the vote share. Vice – President of India, Mr. Hamid Ansari had recently expressed his concern over the extremely low percentage of representativeness in our Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies by passing the following statement,
Association for Democratic Reforms and National Election Watch have conducted an analysis regarding the vote share and representativeness of the MLAs who got elected in the 2008 Assembly Elections in the five states of Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram. Continue reading “Time to ponder over vote share”