Uttarakhand Election Results 2012
Uttarakhand is often referred as Dev Bhumi or land of the Gods. Pristine locations and natural beauty, lot of green forests, pilgrimage locations with some of the most reverred Hindu temples makes up Uttarakhand.
Uttarakhand was declared as a state on 9th Nov 2000 and has seen 6 Chief Ministers since then. Nityanand Swami was the first CM of Uttarakhand, when BJP came to power. Within one year of his tenure, he was replace by Bhagat Singh Koshiyari of BJP as the CM. In 2002 elections, BJP lost the polls to arch rivals Congress and Narayan Dutt Tiwari was chosen as Chief Minister. In 2007, BJP came back to power and B C Khanduri was made the CM. He was replaced as CM by BJP leader Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank after BJP lost all 5 seats in Lok Sabha elections. With an eye on the 2012 elections, B C Khanduri was made the CM again.
BJP will hope to win the 2012 elections with comfortable margins, mainly because they have done some good work in terms of infrastructure development and tourism. Besides, Congress may find the going tough after nation wide outrage on price rise, scams and corruption during the UPA 2's regime.
Uttarakhand Assembly Polls 2012 Stats:
|State ||Total Districts ||Total Constituencies ||Electoral Rolls |
Uttarakhand Elections 2012 Schedule:
The state will go to polls in a single phase on 30th Jan 2012 and Uttarakhand results will be declared on 6th March 2012.
|Polling Events ||Poll Dates |
|Issue of Notification
||05.01.2012 (Thursday) |
|Last date for making Nominations
||12.01.2012 (Thursday) |
|Scrutiny of Nominations
||13.01.2012 (Friday) |
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature
||16.01.2012 (Monday) |
|Date of Poll
||30.01.2012 (Monday) |
|Counting of Votes
||06.03.2012 (Tuesday) |
|Date before which election process shall be completed
||09.03.2012 (Friday) |
Uttarakhand Election Results:
General Elections 2009:
In the 2009 General Elections, BJP had its worst performance till date. It lost all 5 seats to Congress. Detailed Uttarakhand election results are here.
Assembly Results for Uttarakhand in 2007:
BJP won 34 seats, just one short of majority mark of 35. Detailed coverage of Uttarakhand 2007 Assembly results is here.
Assembly Results for Uttarakhand in 2012:
BJP CM Khandoori who revived the party's chances ironically lost his own seat. BJP ended just one seat short of Congress. Congress has decided on Vijay Bahuguna as its Uttarakhand CM.
|Political Party ||No. of Seats |
|| 32 |
Uttarakhand Assembly Constituencies for 2012 Elections:
There would be a total of 70 Vidhansabha seats from 13 districts of Uttarkhand going to polls for Uttarakhand 2012 Assembly elections.
Click the district names below to get election information on the constituencies: