Punjab Election 2022: Patiala Assembly Seat]
Punjab Election: Patiala Assembly Constituency 2022
Patiala is one of the 117 Punjab Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Patiala district. Punjab Assembly Election 2022 for Patiala was held on February 20 and the results was declared on March 10.
In Punjab Assembly Election 2017, there were 1,58,846 registered voters for Patiala assembly seat, out of which 82,986 were male and 75,860 were female voters. 0.7% of voters opted for for the None of the Above (NOTA) option.
In 2017, 6 candidates were competing for Patiala assembly constituency seat. Patiala was one of 77 seats won by the Indian National Congress. It was a one way contest with Indian National Congress's Amarinder Singh comfortably winning the election defeating Aam Aadmi Party's Dr.Balbir Singh by a huge margin of 52,407 votes.
The top three candidates split 99.3% of votes between them. Indian National Congress's Amarinder Singh got a total of 72,586 votes, while Aam Aadmi Party's Dr.Balbir Singh secured 20,179 votes. Shiromani Akali Dal's candidate Joginder Jaswant Singh grabbed the third spot with 11,677 votes. The top three parties got 69.0%, 19.2% and 11.1% respectively.
In Punjab Assembly election 2012, Indian National Congress's Amarinder Singh beat Shiromani Akali Dal's Surjit Singh Kohli by 42,318 votes.