Maharashtra Assembly Election was held on October 21 and counting of votes will be done on October 24. The state Legislative Assembly has 288 seats which includes one nominated member. The ECI has announced that random tally of EVMs with VVPATs will be done just like it was done during the Lok Sabha elections held in April-May this year. According to the ECI data, 12 crore people in the state are eligible to take part in the exercise to elect 288 new representatives. Out of 288 seats, 29 are reserved for SC and 25 for ST.
The state has total 8,98,39,600 voters, including 1,06,76,013 in the age group of 18 to 25 years. Nearly 6.5 lakh polling personnel were deployed at 96,661 polling booths across the state. A total of 4,698 EVM-VVPAT units, 665 ballot units, 596 control units and 3,437 only VVPAT machines developed snags, and these faulty machines were replaced.
Party Wise Results/Leads:
Shiv Sena: 59
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President, Sharad Pawar: NCP-Congress and other allies will decide together, the future course of action. We will not go with Shiv Sena.
NCP President, Sharad Pawar: The Opposition has worked hard and all members of Congress-NCP & allies have delivered and given their best. I thank them all. Power comes, power goes but it is important to remain committed to a cause and we thank people for the love they showed.
#Maharashtra Assembly elections: Shiv Sena’s Ajay Choudhary wins by a margin of 39,337 votes in Shivadi constituency.
Bandra East assembly constituency: Congress party’s Zeeshan Siddique leading by a margin of 5567 votes against Shiv Sena candidate and Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar
Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena: I am going to meet Uddhav Ji. Number itne bure bhi nahi hain, aisa hota hai kabhi kabhi. Yes, we will definitely continue with the alliance. We have agreed upon a 50-50 formula.
The BJP and its ally Shiv Sena are continuing to surge in Maharashtra with leads on 99 and 60 assembly constituencies, respectively, as counting of votes is underway, according to official trends of the Election Commission
#MaharashtraAssemblyElections: Pankaja Munde, BJP candidate from Parli assembly constituency, is trailing.
BJP leading in 99 constituencies, Shiv Sena leading in 60 constituencies, NCP leading in 48 constituencies & Indian National Congress in 40.
#MaharashtraElections2019: Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi’s Kshitij Hitendra Thakur leading on Nalasopara assembly seat.
— ANI (@ANI) October 24, 2019
#MaharashtraElections2019: CM Devendra Fadnavis contesting from Nagpur South-West Constituency is leading, after 2nd round of counting.
Congress candidate from Solapur Central Praniti Shinde, the daughter of former Home Minister and Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde, is trailing.