Uttarakhand Elections 2019

Uttarakhand will be facing the Lok Sabha elections on the 1st phase of the polls on April 11. The final counting of votes will take place on May 23.

The total number of voters in the mountain state is 77 lakh including 25 lakh female voters and 88,600 voters from armed forces. In 2014, the BJP had won all the five seats as the Narendra Modi wave sweeping all parts of the state. This is often considered like avenging the humiliation of losing all 5 seats to the Congress in 2009. It should be noted that, 2004 Lok Sabha Election saw Congress winning 1 seat and BJP bagging 3 seats, while the Samajwadi Party (SP) winning 1 seat. 2012 Assembly Election saw Congress winning 32 seats, while BJP won 31 seats. Congress formed the government with the help of BSP, UKD(P) and three independents. In 2017 Assembly Election, BJP captured the power by winning 57 seats. BJP and Congress will be having a bitter fight in the Lok Sabha election in the state which known for its political instability.


uttarakhand elections Election Map

List of Lok Sabha Constituencies

S.No Constituency Name
1Tehri Garhwal
4Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar

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Elections News in Uttarakhand

Modi, Rahul firm up narratives in election criss-cross (Dangal 2019)

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   6:32 pm
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) They have different styles of campaigning and have adopted different strategies to woo voters in the Lok Sabha elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi are the lead campaigners for their parties, but have followed a diverse trajectory in reaching out to people ahead of the crucial polls. View More..

Electioneering gathers momentum in Uttarakhand

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   3:40 pm
Dehradun, March 24 (IANS) With the BJP and Congress announcing their candidates for the Lok Sabha polls in Uttarakhand, electioneering on Sunday picked up momentum. The process of filing nomination papers ends on Monday. View More..

Congress announces all 5 candidates from Uttarakhand

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   12:00 pm
Dehradun, March 24 (IANS) The Congress has announced candidates for all the five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand. View More..

Kharge, Rawat, Chavan, Khanduri in Congress LS list

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   12:50 am
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday released its eighth list of Lok Sabha candidates fielding Mallikarjun Kharge from his traditional seat of Gulbarga, Manish Khanduri from Garhwal and Meenakshi Natrajan from Mandsour. View More..

3 former BJP leaders in Uttarakhand rejoin party

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   2:58 pm
Dehradun, March 23 (IANS) Three state leaders, who were expelled by the BJP in Uttarakhand, rejoined the party on Saturday. View More..

BJP reposes faith in two new faces in Uttarakhand

    Updated On : Mar 22,2019   3:46 pm
Dehradun, March 22 (IANS) The BJP has fielded two new faces -- Ajay Bhatt and Tirath Singh Rawat -- for the Nainital and Pauri seats of Uttarakhand, respectively. View More..

Voters most happy with Telangana, HP, Odisha CMs: IANS-CVOTER Tracker poll

    Updated On : Mar 22,2019   2:16 pm
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Telangana's K. Chandrashekhar Rao is the top performer among the Chief Ministers in the country followed by his counterparts in Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and Delhi. View More..

Voters most satisfied with Telangana, HP, Odisha CMs

    Updated On : Mar 22,2019   1:40 pm
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Telangana's K. Chandrashekhar Rao is the top performer among the Chief Ministers in the country followed by his counterparts in Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and Delhi. View More..

Holi celebrated in traditional styles in Uttarakhand

    Updated On : Mar 21,2019   11:10 pm
Dehradun, March 21 (IANS) Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated on Thursday in Uttarakhand with enthusiasm with people throwing gulal and colours at each other and distributing sweets. View More..

Congress in a fix over five Uttarakhand LS seats

    Updated On : Mar 21,2019   9:38 pm
Dehradun, March 21 (IANS) The Congress high command is faced with hurdles in finalising list of candidates for Uttarakhand Lok Sabha seats, which go to polls on April 11. View More..

BJP, Congress field star campaigners in Uttarakhand

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   4:34 pm
Dehradun, March 20 (IANS) Campaigning for the April 11 Lok Sabha election in Uttarakhand is set to heat up when top politicians and film stars hit the campaign trail. View More..

Floriculture in Himachal to get boost

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   2:54 pm
Shimla, March 20 (IANS) Floriculture in Himachal Pradesh is to get a boost as the Dr Y.S. Parmar University and Forestry's research station has been designated as the 'lead centre of dahlia testing' in the country, the university said on Wednesday. View More..

CPI-M issues second list of candidates for LS polls

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   2:50 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The CPI-M on Wednesday named 20 more candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Voters happiest with Kerala, Rajasthan, Gujarat MPs

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   1:04 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Voters in Kerala, Rajasthan and Gujarat are most satisfied with their outgoing Members of Parliament (MPs) while those in Uttarakhand, Goa, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are least happy with the performance of their elected representatives. View More..

Marijuana sale, seizure on rise in Gurugram (Special)

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   12:08 pm
Gurugram, March 20 (IANS) The millennium city is apparently witnessing a rise in illegal trade of marijuana with the police having seized 60 kg of the banned substance worth around Rs 80 lakh in March. View More..

Sangh backs pivot Modi to return to power (IANS Exclusive)

    Updated On : Mar 19,2019   11:34 am
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) In the face of an increasingly hostile Rahul Gandhi, the RSS continues to bank on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the pivot to stay in power for the next five years. With Modi remaining BJP's single biggest vote catcher, it is an unequivocal thumbs-up for him from the Sangh. View More..

LS polls: BJP's key 'invisible' general secretaries

    Updated On : Mar 19,2019   10:24 am
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) As Lok Sabha elections near, the post of "Sangathan Mahamantri" (General Secretaries (Organisation)) becomes increasingly important in the BJP. The incumbent is a key political link with partys ideological mentor RSS and carries out coordination at various levels. View More..

BJP's Rawat may take on Khanduri Jr in Pauri-Garhwal

    Updated On : Mar 18,2019   9:16 pm
Dehradun, March 18 (IANS) The filing of the nomination papers for the April 11 Lok Sabha elections in Uttarakhand began on Monday, but no one filed their papers. View More..

Notification for 91 LS seats in first phase issued

    Updated On : Mar 18,2019   6:48 pm
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Election Commission, here on Monday, issued notification for the first phase of the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections, kicking off the process of filing of nominations for 91 constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories. View More..

Filing of nominations begins in Uttarakhand

    Updated On : Mar 18,2019   4:36 pm
Dehradun, March 18 (IANS) The filing of nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections began in Uttarakhand on Monday. View More..