In the 2012 elections, INC got 42.81% of the vote share and formed the government while BJP received 38.67% of the vote share. IND got 12.14% and HLP got 2.40% of the vote share. In 2017, it was the BJP that gained a maximum vote share of 48.79% whereas the INC’s vote share decreased to 41.68%. IND and CPI(M) received 6.34% and 1.47% of the vote share respectively.
Being the only major parties in the state, both BJP and INC share the majority of the vote share between them. With AAP in contention for upcoming elections, both parties will be redoubling their efforts to ensure that AAP does not eat into their respective vote share.
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