Uttarakhand Election 2022: Someshwar (s.c.) Assembly Seat]
Uttarakhand Election: Someshwar (s.c.) Assembly Constituency 2022
Someshwar (s.c.) comes under the Almora district and it is one of the 70 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Constituencies . People of Someshwar (s.c.) voted for Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2022 on February 14 and the results was declared on March 10.
In Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2017, there were 85,514 registered voters for Someshwar (s.c.) assembly seat, out of which 43,812 were male and 41,702 were female voters. 1.3% of voters opted for for the None of the Above (NOTA) option.
In the 2017 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Election, there were 6 candidates in the fray from Someshwar (s.c.) constituency. Someshwar (s.c.) was one of 57 seats won by the Bharatiya Janata Party. It was a close contest with Bharatiya Janata Party's Rekha Arya winning the election upstaging Indian National Congress's Rajendra Barakoti by a margin of just 710 votes.
The top two candidates split 95.7% of votes between them. Bharatiya Janata Party's Rekha Arya got a total of 21,780 votes, while Indian National Congress's Rajendra Barakoti secured 21,070 votes. Independent candidate Pradeep Kumar Arya secured 841 votes to finish at the third place. The top three parties got 48.6%, 47.0% and 1.9% respectively.
In Uttarakhand Assembly election 2012, Bharatiya Janata Party's Ajay Tamta defeated independent candidate Rekha Arya by 2,691 votes.