Himachal Pradesh Election 2022: Shimla Rural Assembly Seat]
Himachal Pradesh Election: Shimla Rural Assembly Constituency 2022
Shimla Rural is one of the 68 Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Shimla district. Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2022 for Shimla Rural was held on November 12.
In Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017, there were 69,616 registered voters for Shimla Rural assembly seat, out of which 36,184 were male and 33,431 were female voters. 0.6% of voters opted for for the None of the Above (NOTA) option.
In 2017, 4 candidates were contesting for Shimla Rural assembly constituency seat. Shimla Rural was one of 21 seats won by the Indian National Congress. Indian National Congress's Vikramaditya Singh won the election by defeating Bharatiya Janta Party's Dr. Pramod Sharma by a margin of 4,880 votes.
The top two candidates split 98.1% of votes between them. Indian National Congress's Vikramaditya Singh got a total of 28,275 votes, while Bharatiya Janta Party's Dr. Pramod Sharma secured 23,395 votes. Independent candidate M.D. Sharma secured 668 votes to finish at the third place. The top three parties got 53.7%, 44.4% and 1.3% respectively.
In Himachal Pradesh Assembly election 2012, Indian National Congress's Virbhadra Singh outperformed Bharatiya Janta Party's Ishwar Rohal by 20,000 votes.