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Uttar Pradesh Election: Akbarpur Assembly Constituency 2022
Akbarpur is one of the 403 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Ambedkar Nagar district. Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2022 for Akbarpur will be held on March 3 and the result was declared on March 10.
Akbarpur assembly constituency had 3,06,152 electors in 2017, out of which 1,64,939 were male voters and 1,41,213 females. The None of the Above (NOTA) option got 0.6% votes.
In the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Election, there were 13 candidates in the fray from Akbarpur constituency. Akbarpur was one of 19 seats won by the Bahujan Samaj Party. Bahujan Samaj Party's Ram Achal Rajbhar won the election upstaging Samajwadi Party's Ram Murti Verma by a margin of 14,013 votes.
The top three candidates split 93.0% of votes between them. Bahujan Samaj Party's Ram Achal Rajbhar got a total of 72,325 votes, while Samajwadi Party's Ram Murti Verma secured 58,312 votes. Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate Chandra Prakash Verma grabbed the third spot with 57,821 votes. The top three parties got 35.7%, 28.8% and 28.5% respectively.
In Uttar Pradesh Assembly election 2012, Samajwadi Party's Ram Murti Verma outperformed Bahujan Samaj Party's Sanjay Kumar by 26,286 votes.