- BJP votes double in 2012 assembly polls
- BJP has returned to power after 14 years after winning 40 percent of the vote share.
- BJP’s vote share has increased in Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur
Uttar Pradesh, BJP has increased the percentage of votes twice in comparison to the previous assembly elections. In the 2017 elections, BJP has won 20 percent of the votes, though it has seen some decline in comparison to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
Apart from this, BJP has done well in the Uttarakhand state and has got 46 percent of the vote in the state, though there is some decline in comparison to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got 56 percent votes in the state.
At the same time, Congress has won in Punjab. Here, the BJP’s vote share has dropped by just 5 percent, compared to 9 percent in 2014. In Goa also BJP has registered a fall in the vote share. In Goa, BJP’s vote percentage was reduced from 54 percent to 33 percent.
Apart from this, there has been a significant increase in BJP’s vote percentage in Manipur. BJP vote share increased from 12 percent to 35 percent in Manipur at the same time, the vote figures of BJP, SP, BSP and Congress parties have also declined.
The vote share of these parties has fallen sharply since 2012, while there has been no change in the vote share received during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. BJP has won a huge victory in Uttar Pradesh after 14 years.
BJP rival parties did not succeed in getting equal seats in comparison to BJP. According to the latest estimates, BJP has maintained an upward lead of 300 out of 403 seats in Uttar Pradesh.
According to the latest data from the Election Commission, BJP has secured 39.6 per cent of the vote, after which the SP and the BSP have secured 22 per cent of the votes, while the Congress has been reduced to 6 per cent of the seats..
Apart from this, the National Lok Dal received a vote share of less than 2 percent while CPI got only 0.2 percent and others got 0.9 percent votes.