Assembly Constituency Watch: Bhavnagar West


Bhavnagar Taluka (Part) Villages – Nari, Vartej (CT) 

Bhavnagar Taluka (Part) – Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation (Part) Ward No. – 1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17

Voter Turnout 

Voter Turnout | Bhavnagar West| Machine Dalal
Bhavnagar West Electoral Turnout Rates

During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors were 2,05,170 and the turnout stood at 67.78%, in real numbers- 1,39,070 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 2,41,893 electors, 63.14% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was a reasonable jump-1,52,724 voters.   

Representation and Results 

Party Wise Vote Share | Bhavnagar West| Machine Dalal
Bhavnagar West Candidates: Winners and Losers

2017’s assembly election winner, BJP’s Jitendrabhai gained a vote share of 54.81% and defeated INC’s Gohil Dilipsinh whose vote share stood at 37.01%. The remaining candidate in the fray was VPP’s candidate Dharmashibhai with 2.29 % vote share. 2.09% votes were under NOTA. 

Voting History -2012 & 2017 

Shift In Votes | Bhavnagar West| Machine Dalal
Bhavnagar West Voter’s Choice Over the Years
Assembly Election 2017 Winning Parties | Bhavnagar West | Machine Dalal
District-Wise Electoral Results

In 2012, BJP won the constituency and earned 92,584 votes which decreased to 83,701 votes in 2017. On the other hand, INC garnered 38,691 votes in 2012 and 56,516 votes in the 2017 elections. BJP gained 6 seats and INC scored the remaining single seat in the district of Bhavnagar. 

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