Uttarakhand Election 2022: Kotdwar Assembly Seat]
Uttarakhand Election: Kotdwar Assembly Constituency 2022
Kotdwar is one of the 70 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Garhwal district. People of Kotdwar will vote for Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2022 on February 14 and the results will be declared on March 10.
In Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2017, there were 1,02,890 registered voters for Kotdwar assembly seat, out of which 52,662 were male and 50,228 were female voters. 0.5% of voters opted for for the None of the Above (NOTA) option.
In 2017, 11 candidates were contesting for Kotdwar assembly constituency seat. Kotdwar was one of 57 seats won by the Bharatiya Janta Party. Bharatiya Janta Party's (DR) HARAK SINGH RAWAT won the election by defeating Indian National Congress's Surendra Singh Negi by a margin of 11,318 votes.
96.8% of the total votes were casted to top two candidates. Bharatiya Janta Party's (DR) HARAK SINGH RAWAT got a total of 39,859 votes, while Indian National Congress's Surendra Singh Negi got 28,541 votes. Bahujan Samaj Party's candidate Renu Agarwal grabbed 764 votes to finish at the third place. The top three parties secured 56.4%, 40.4% and 1.1% respectively.
In Uttarakhand Assembly election 2012, Indian National Congress's Surendra Singh Negi outperformed Bharatiya Janta Party's Maj Gen (RETD) BHUWANCHANDRA KHANDURI AVSM by 4,623 votes.