Punjab Election 2022: Khem Karan Assembly Seat]
Punjab Election: Khem Karan Assembly Constituency 2022
Khem Karan is one of the 117 Punjab Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Amritsar district. People of Khem Karan voted for Punjab Assembly Election 2022 on February 20 and the results was declared on March 10.
In Punjab Assembly Election 2017, there were 1,99,211 registered voters for Khem Karan assembly seat, out of which 1,04,741 were male and 94,470 were female voters. 0.7% of voters opted for for the None of the Above (NOTA) option.
In the Punjab Legislative Assembly Election 2017, Khem Karan constituency had 5 candidates for assembly seat contention. Khem Karan was one of 77 seats won by the Indian National Congress. Indian National Congress's Sukhpal Singh Bhullar won the election by upstaging Shiromani Akali Dal's Virsa Singh by a margin of 19,602 votes.
The top two candidates split 94.2% of votes between them. Indian National Congress's Sukhpal Singh Bhullar got a total of 81,897 votes, while Shiromani Akali Dal's Virsa Singh secured 62,295 votes. Aam Aadmi Party's candidate Bikramajit Singh secured 6,568 votes to finish at the third place. The top three parties got 53.5%, 40.7% and 4.3% respectively.
In Punjab Assembly election 2012, Shiromani Akali Dal's Virsa Singh defeated Indian National Congress's Gurchet Singh by 13,102 votes.