Himachal Pradesh assembly constituency formed on 25th January 1971. Total 12 districts are present in the HP state. The total population of the state is 68,56,509 as per 2011 census. Shimla is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. Elections for legislative assembly are due in 2017. Current term of the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha is from 8 January 2013 to 7 January 2018. The current term is valid till 7 January 2018, therefore elections will be held this year for electing chief minister and MLA for the state.

Himachal Pradesh Election Updates 2017

Himachal Pradesh elections have been completed in all the constituencies. voting was comducted on 9 November and it was really peaceful during the voting hours. It was very good too see more than 70% voters came oout to vote for their favourite political party. Overall Himachal Pradesh voter turnout was 74%, it was higestin the period of last 4 years. A postive aspect of the Himachal Pradesh elections 2017. Voting figure was shared by election commission and they stated that it might go up from 74%. Vote casting started early in the morning and it continued till 5 PM.

Himachal Pradesh Election Date 2017


Poll EventsHimachal Pradesh (All 68 Assembly Constituencies)
Date of Issue of Gazette Notification 16.10.2017 (Monday)
Last Date of Nominations 23.10.2017 (Monday)
Date for Scrutiny of Nominations 24.10.2017 (Tuesday)
Last Date for Withdrawal of candidatures26.10.2017 (Thursday)
Date of Voting09.11.2017 (Thursday)
Date of Results18.12.2017 (Monday)
Date before which election shall be completed20.12.2017 (Wednesday)

The duration of this term is from 8 January 2013 to 7 January 2018 and elections for vidhan Sabha will be held this year. Last elections were held on 4 November 2012 and this year election date is 9 November 2017. Himachal Pradesh Elections Results Date is 18 December 2017.

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About Himachal Pradesh Assembly

Total 68 assembly seats are present in the state and 35 seats are required to win and form the government in the state. These 68 assembly seats are falls under 4 Lok Sabha seats. Currently Indian National Congress is ruling in the state and Virbhadra Singh is the elected chief minister of the state. Bharatiya Janata Party is the main opposition party of the state. Congress won 2012 elections by defeating BJP.

Issues of the state

Main issues of the elections are corruption, unemployment, inflation, law and order, economic slowdown. Etc. Generally the issues of the this state are also same as other states.

Political Parties of Himachal Pradesh

Main political parties of Himachal pradesh are Bharatiya Janata Party and Indian National Congress.

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Last Updated on 10 November 2017