All you wanted to know about Maharashtra, Haryana elections

The statistical fact sheet on the two assembly polls

GN Bureau | October 21, 2019


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(File photo: Arun Kumar)
(File photo: Arun Kumar)

Fact Sheet: Maharashtra assembly elections

* Date of polling: 21 October
* Date of counting 24 October

* Assembly Constituencies: 288

* 2014 results:
The BJP contested 260 states, and won 122, with a voting percentage of 31.15 percent. Shiv Sena managed to win only 62 seats out of the 282 it contested. The Congress, which had been in power, won only 42 seats and its estranged alliance partner NCP only 41. Devendra Fadnavis was named the chief minister, and he is completing his first term.

* Smallest and largest constituencies:
By Area
Smallest: 178 – Dharavi (1 sq km), Largest: 69- Aheri (2282.7 sq km)
By size of electorate
Smallest: 180 – Wardha (2,77,980), Largest: 188 – Panvel (5,54,827)

* Electors:
Total Population: 124326000 (Male: 65133708, female: 59192292)
Size of Electorate: 89722019 (Male: 46875750, female: 42843635, others: 2634)
EPIC Issued To: 86874511 (Male: 45427533, female: 41444345, others: 2633)

Number of NRI Voters: 5560
Number of Service Voters: 117581

* Total number of candidates: 3237 (Male: 3001, female: 235, others: 1)

* The Assembly Constituency with minimum number of candidates:  87-Nanded North (3)

* The Assembly Constituency with maximum number of candidates: 265-Chiplun (38)

* Recognized State parties:  
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, Shiv Sena

* Party wise list of Candidates:

Total: 3237
Bahujan Samaj Party: 262
Bharatiya Janta Party: 164
Communist Party of India: 16
Communist Party of India (Marxist): 8
Indian National Congress: 147
Maharashtra Navanirman Sena: 101
Nationalist Congress Party: 121
Shiv Sena: 126
Other Registered Parties: 892
Independent: 1400

* No. of EVMs & VVPATs to be used in the elections:
BU-179895, CU-126505, VVPAT-135021

* Total number of polling stations:
96661

Fact Sheet: Haryana assembly election

* Date of polling: 21 October
* Date of counting 24 October

* Assembly Constituencies: 90

* 2014 elections:
The ruling Congress lost, securing only 15 seats, while the BJP, consolidating the Modi wave seen in the Lok Sabha elections in May, won 47 seats (33.2 percent vote share). The INLD was placed second, with 19 seats. Manohal Lal Khattar became the chief minister, and is completing the full term.

* Smallest and Largest Constituencies
By Size of Electorate: Smallest: 70-Narnaul (144066), Largest: 76-Badshahpur (396281)

* Electorate Size-wise Composition
1 Lakh – 1.50 Lakh: 1 constituency
1.50 Lakh – 2 Lakh: 47
More than 2 Lakh: 42

* Electors
Population (Proj.2019): 29000521 (Male: 15325319, female: 13675202, others: --)
Size of Electorate: 18282570 (Male: 9774543, Female: 8507775, others: 252)
EPIC Issued: 18282570 (Male: 9774543, female: 8507775, others: 252)

* No. of NRI Electors: 724
* No. of Service Electors: 107955

* Candidates
Total No. of Candidates: 1169 (Male: 1064, female: 104, others: 1)

* The constituency with maximum number of candidates: 50-Hansi (25 candidates)

* The constituency with minimum number of candidates 04-Ambala Cantt. and  12-Shahbad (SC) (6 candidates)

* Recognized State parties:
(1) Indian National Lok Dal (INLD)

* Party Wise List of Candidates
Total: 1169
BJP: 90
BSP: 87
CPI: 4
CPI(M): 7
INC: 90
NCP: 1
INLD: 81
Others: 434
Independents: 375

* No. of EVMs & VVPATs to be used in the Elections:
Bus: 29400
CUs: 24899
VVPATs: 27611

* No. of Polling Stations:                    
Total: 19578
Regular: 19425
Auxiliary: 153
 

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