Dhoraji assembly constituency is located in Rajkot district and consists of:
- Upleta Taluka .
- Dhoraji Taluka
Designated as a General Contituency.
During the 2012 elections, the total number of electors was 231498 and the turnout stood at 70.86%, in real numbers- 164045 voters. 2017 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 250620 electors, 63.84% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was slight dip- 159992 voters.
Representation and Results
2017’s assembly election winner, INC’s Lalit Vasoya gained a vote share of 53.17% and defeated BJP’s Patel Haribhai whose vote share stood at 37.49%. The remaining candidate in the fray were AINHCP’s Chudasama Harpalsinh Ranjitsinh with vote share of 1.37% and independent candidate Sondarava Ashok Nanji with 1.27% Vote share.
Voting History -2012 & 2017
In 2012, INC won the constituency and earned 76189 votes which increased to 85070 votes in 2017. BJP garnered 73246 votes in 2012 and 59985 votes in 2017. BJP dominated the district of Rajlot in 2017 by winning 6 seats. INC scored 2 seats.
Data Source – Meradesh.org