1985 Sikkim Legislative Assembly election

Legislative Assembly elections were held in Sikkim in 1985 to elect the 32 members of the second Legislative Assembly.[1][2]

1985 Sikkim Legislative Assembly election

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32 seats in the Sikkim Legislative Assembly
17 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Nar Bahadur Bhandari Kalzang Gyatso
Party Sikkim Sangram Parishad Indian National Congress
Leader's seat Soreng-Chakung Kabi Tingda
Last election 16 0
Seats won 30 1
Seat change Increase 14 Increase 1
Popular vote 60,371 23,440
Percentage Increase 62.2% Increase 24.15%

Wahlkreise zur Vidhan Sabha von Sikkim.svg
Constituencies of Sikkim

Chief Minister of Sikkim before election

Nar Bahadur Bhandari
Sikkim Janata Parishad

Chief Minister of Sikkim

Nar Bahadur Bhandari
Sikkim Janata Parishad

ResultsEdit

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Sikkim Sangram Parishad60,37162.2030+14
Indian National Congress23,44024.151+1
Janata Party9130.9400
Sikkim Prajatantra Congress4380.450–4
Communist Party of India (Marxist)3360.3500
Communist Party of India250.030New
Independents11,53411.8810
Total97,057100.00320
Valid votes97,05797.61
Invalid/blank votes2,3782.39
Total votes99,435100.00
Registered voters/turnout155,04164.13
Source: ECI

Elected membersEdit

A.C. No. Constituency Name Member Party
1 Yoksam Sanchaman Limboo Sikkim Sangram Parishad
2 Tashiding Ugen Pintso Bhutia
3 Geyzing Man Bahadur Dahal
4 Dentam Padam Lal Gurung
5 Barmiok Birbal Subba
6 Rinchenpong Ongdi Bhutia
7 Chakung Taraman Rai
8 Soreng Nar Bahadur Bhandari
9 Daramdin Padam Bahadur Gurung
10 Jorthang-Nayabazar Bhim Raj Rai
11 Ralong Sonam Gyatso
12 Wak Bedu Singh Chettri
13 Damthang Pawan Kumar Chamling
14 Melli Mohan Prasad Sharma
15 Rateypani - West Pendam Chandra Kumar Mihora
16 Temi- Tarku Indra Bahadur Rai
17 Central Pendam-East Pendam Sukumar Pradhan
18 Rhenock Kharananda Upreti
19 Regu Tulshi Sharma
20 Pathing Ram Lepcha
21 Loosing Pachekhani Bhakia Bhadur Khulal
22 Khamdong Birkhaman Ramukami
23 Djongu Sonam Choda Lepcha
24 Lachen Mangshila Thokchok Bhutia
25 Kabi Tingda Kalzang Gyatso Indian National Congress
26 Rakdong-Tentek Phuchung Bhutia Sikkim Sangram Parishad
27 Martam Chamla Tsering Bhutia
28 Rumtek Ongay Tob Shutia
29 Assam Lingjey Sonam Dapden Lepcha
30 Ranka Dorjee Tshering Bhutia
31 Gangtok Lall Bahadur Basnet Independent
32 Sangha Namkha Gyaltsen Sikkim Sangram Parishad
Source: Election Commission of India[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ No match for Sikkim's victorious regional parties since 1979
  2. ^ Success in Sikkim eludes national parties
  3. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 1985 to the Legislative Assembly of Sikkim - Election Commission of India". eci.gov.in. Retrieved 1 February 2021.