1994 Karnataka Legislative Assembly election

The 1994 Karnataka Legislative Assembly election took place in two phases on 26 November and 1 December 1994 in all the 224 legislative assembly constituencies in the Indian State of Karnataka. The Janata Dal emerged victorious winning 115 seats.[1]

1994 Karnataka Legislative Assembly election

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All 224 Legislative Assembly seats
113 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  Deve Gowda BNC.jpg Yeddyurappa.jpg
Leader H. D. Deve Gowda B.S. Yeddyurappa
Party Janata Dal BJP
Leader's seat Ramanagara Shikaripura
Seats before 24 4
Seats won 115 40
Seat change Increase81 Increase36

Chief minister before election

Veerappa Moily
INC

Elected Chief minister

H. D. Devegowda
Janata Dal

ResultsEdit

e • d Summary of the 1994 Karnataka legislature election results
Parties Flag Seats contested Seats won % of votes Seat change
Vote share % change
Janata Dal   221 115 33.54%  77  6.46%
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 223 40 16.99%  36  12.85%
Indian National Congress   221 34 26.95%  143  16.55%
Karnataka Congress Party 218 10 7.31% New Party New Party
Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha 108 1 2.65%  1  0.94%
Bahujan Samaj Party 77 1 0.78%  1  0.74
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 13 1 0.49%  1  0.04
Indian National League 2 1 0.29% New Party New Party
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 4 1 0.24% -  0.06%
Kannada Chalavali Vatal Paksha 42 1 0.18% New Party New Party
Bharatiya Republican Paksha 2 1 0.13%  1  0.09%
Others 0 1.05%  3  2.37%
Independent 1256 17 9.4%  5  1.28%
Total (Turnout %) 224 100.00

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "General Election, 1994 to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 4 May 2013.

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