Punjab Election 2022: Kapurthala Assembly Seat]
Punjab Election: Kapurthala Assembly Constituency 2022
Kapurthala comes under the Kapurthala district and it is one of the 117 Punjab Legislative Assembly Constituencies . People of Kapurthala voted for Punjab Assembly Election 2022 on February 20 and the results was declared on March 10.
Kapurthala assembly constituency had 1,41,283 electors in 2017, out of which 74,209 were male voters and 67,074 females. The None of the Above (NOTA) option got 0.5% votes.
In the 2017 Punjab Legislative Assembly Election, there were 8 candidates in the fray from Kapurthala constituency. Kapurthala was one of 77 seats won by the Indian National Congress. It was a one way contest with Indian National Congress's Rana Gurjit Singh comfortably winning the election upstaging Shiromani Akali Dal's Advocate Paramjit Singh by a huge margin of 28,817 votes.
The top three candidates split 97.3% of votes between them. Indian National Congress's Rana Gurjit Singh got a total of 56,378 votes, while Shiromani Akali Dal's Advocate Paramjit Singh secured 27,561 votes. Aam Aadmi Party's candidate Sukhwant Singh Padda grabbed the third spot with 18,076 votes. The top three parties got 53.8%, 26.3% and 17.2% respectively.
In Punjab Assembly election 2012, Indian National Congress's Rana Gurjit Singh beat Shiromani Akali Dal's Sarabjit Singh Makkar by 14,482 votes.