Uttarakhand Election 2022: Yamkeshwar Assembly Seat]
Uttarakhand Election: Yamkeshwar Assembly Constituency 2022
Yamkeshwar is the assembly constituency which comes under the Garhwal district. It is one of the 70 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Constituencies . Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2022 for Yamkeshwar was held on February 14 and the results was declared on March 10.
In 2017, the Yamkeshwar assembly seat had 86,814 registered voters. Of the, 46,243 were male and 40,571 were female voters. 1.1% of votes were casted for NOTA.
In the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Election 2017, Yamkeshwar constituency had 8 candidates for assembly seat contention. Total 57 seats were won by the Bharatiya Janta Party, Yamkeshwar was one of them. The election for Yamkeshwar seat was comfortably won by Bharatiya Janta Party's Ritu Khanduri Bhushan defeating independent candidate Renu Bisht by a huge margin of 8,982 votes.
The top three candidates split 90.8% of votes between them. Bharatiya Janta Party's Ritu Khanduri Bhushan got a total of 19,671 votes, while independent candidate Renu Bisht secured 10,689 votes. Indian National Congress's candidate Shailendra Singh Rawat grabbed the third spot with 10,283 votes. The top three parties got 44.0%, 23.9% and 23.0% respectively.
In Uttarakhand Assembly election 2012, Bharatiya Janta Party's Vijay Brathwal beat Indian National Congress's Sarojani Devi by 3,541 votes.