Uttarakhand Election 2022: Dwarahat Assembly Seat]
Uttarakhand Election: Dwarahat Assembly Constituency 2022
Dwarahat is one of the 70 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Almora district. Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2022 for Dwarahat was held on February 14 and the results was declared on March 10.
In 2017, the Dwarahat assembly seat had 90,576 registered voters. Of the, 44,066 were male and 46,510 were female voters. 0.7% of votes were casted for NOTA.
In the 2017 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Election, there were 9 candidates in the fray from Dwarahat constituency. Dwarahat was one of 57 seats won by the Bharatiya Janata Party. Bharatiya Janata Party's Mahesh Singh Negi won the election upstaging Indian National Congress's Madan Singh Bisht by a margin of 6,593 votes.
The top three candidates split 87.5% of votes between them. Bharatiya Janata Party's Mahesh Singh Negi got a total of 20,221 votes, while Indian National Congress's Madan Singh Bisht secured 13,628 votes. Uttarakhand Kranti Dal's candidate Pushpesh Tripathi grabbed the third spot with 6,581 votes. The top three parties got 43.8%, 29.5% and 14.2% respectively.
In Uttarakhand Assembly election 2012, Indian National Congress's Madan Singh Bisht defeated Uttarakhand Kranti Dal(P)'s Pushpesh Tripathi by 3,326 votes.