1999 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election

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Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Election 1999

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All 288 assembly constituencies
145 seats needed for a majority
Turnout60.95%
  First party Second party Third party
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Leader Vilasrao Deshmukh Narayan Rane Sharad Pawar
Party INC SHS NCP
Last election 80 seats, 13% 73 seats, 16.39% new party
Seats won 75 69 58
Seat change Decrease 5 Decrease 4 Increase 58
Percentage 27.2%[2] 17.33%[3] 22.6%[1]
Swing Increase 14.2% Increase 0.64% Increase 22.6%

  Fourth party
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Leader Gopinath Munde
Party BJP
Last election 65 seats, 12.8%
Seats won 56
Seat change Decrease 9
Percentage 14.54%[4]
Swing Increase 1.74%

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Chief Minister before election

Narayan Rane
SHS

Elected Chief Minister

Vilasrao Deshmukh
INC

Assembly elections was held in Maharashtra, India in two phases on September 5, 1999, and September 11, 1999. Election results were declared on October 7, 1999. The major parties were Bharatiya Janata Party - Shiv Sena (Yuti) alliance, Congress and NCP. Congress and NCP contested against each other without a pre-poll alliance but came together for a post-poll alliance to stake claim to form the government. Seats won: Congress: 75, NCP: 58. Post-poll-alliance 75+58=133/288. Shiv Sena + BJP = 69 + 56 = 125/288. Vilasrao Deshmukh of Congress became Chief Minister, and NCP's Chhagan Bhujbal became Deputy CM.

Lok Sabha elections were held simultaneously, and in them, the BJP-Sena alliance fared better winning 28/48, with Shiv Sena winning 15 seats, BJP 13 seats, Congress 10 seats, and NCP 6 seats.

Results

Parties and Coalitions Seats Contested Popular Vote Seats Won Vote% in Seats Contested
Bharatiya Janata Party 117 4,776,301 56 35.42%
Shiv Sena 161 5,692,812 69 31.16%
Indian National Congress 249 8,937,043 75 31.39%
Nationalist Congress Party 223 7,425,427 58 29.19%
Bahujan Samaj Party 83 129,693 0 1.24%
Samajwadi Party 15 227,640 2 14.31%
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 23 210,030 2 8.36%
Communist Party of India 19 50,772 0 2.38%
Janata Dal (United) 12 19,149 0 1.33%
Janata Dal (Secular) 25 4,97,127 2 16.25%
Republican Party of India 10 226,481 1 19.82%
Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh 34 3
Gondwana Ganatantra Party 16 1
Samajwadi Janata Party (Maharashtra) 5 1
Native People's Party 1 1
Peasants and Workers Party of India 22 5
Independents 837 12

Region-wise breakup

Region Total seats Indian National Congress Shivsena Nationalist Congress Party Bharatiya Janata Party Others
Western Maharashtra 70 18 Decrease 10 11 Decrease 5 30 Increase 30 7 Steady 4
Vidarbha 62 11 Steady 10 Increase 1 12 Increase 12 15 Decrease 8 14
Marathwada 46 15 Increase 5 7 Decrease 1 5 Increase 5 12 Decrease 7 7
Thane+Konkan 39 4 Increase 1 22 Decrease 7 3 Increase 3 2 Steady 8
Mumbai 36 6 Increase 3 10 Increase1 1 Increase 1 8 Increase 1 11
North Maharashtra 35 21 Decrease 2 9 Increase 7 7 Increase 7 12 Increase 3 0
Total[5] 288 75 -5 69 -4 58 +58 56 -9

Alliance-wise

Region Total Seats United Progressive Alliance National Democratic Alliance
Western Maharashtra 70
48 / 70 (69%)
18 / 70 (26%)
Vidarbha 62
23 / 62 (37%)
25 / 62 (40%)
Marathwada 46
20 / 46 (43%)
19 / 46 (41%)
Thane +Konkan 39
07 / 39 (18%)
24 / 39 (62%)
Mumbai 36
07 / 36 (19%)
18 / 36 (50%)
North Maharashtra 35
28 / 35 (80%)
21 / 35 (60%)
Total
133 / 288 (46%)
125 / 288 (43%)

Alliance-wise results

75 69 58 56
INC SHS NCP BJP
Alliance Political Party Seats Won Total Seats
UPA Indian National Congress 75 146
Nationalist Congress Party 58
Peasants and Workers Party of India 5
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 2
Independents 6
NDA Shiv Sena 69 131
Bharatiya Janata Party 56
Independents 6
Name of Division District Seats INC SHS NCP BJP
Amravati Division Akola 5 5 Increase 4 0 Decrease 2 0 Steady 0 Decrease 2
Amravati 8 2 Decrease 2 3 Increase 1 1 Increase 1 2 Steady
Buldhana 7 3 Steady 4 Increase 1 0 Steady 0 Steady
Yavatmal 7 0 Decrease 1 1 Steady 1 Increase 1 1 Steady
Washim 3 1 Decrease 2 1 Decrease 2 1 Increase 1 0 Steady
Total Seats 30 11 Decrease 1 9 Decrease 2 3 Increase 3 3 Decrease 2
Aurangabad Division Aurangabad 9 4 Increase 2 5 Steady 0 Steady 0 Decrease 2
Beed 6 1 Increase 1 1 Decrease 2 1 Increase 1 3 Steady
Jalna 5 3 Increase 2 1 Decrease 1 1 Increase 1 0 Decrease 2
Osmanabad 4 1 Decrease 1 1 Decrease 1 2 Increase 2 0 Steady
Nanded 9 0 Decrease 2 1 Decrease 2 4 Increase 4 3 Increase 2
Latur 6 1 Decrease 1 1 Steady 1 Increase 1 3 Increase 2
Parbhani 4 1 Steady 2 Increase 1 1 Increase 1 0 Steady
Hingoli 3 1 Steady 2 Increase 1 0 Steady 0 Decrease 1
Total Seats 46 12 Increase 1 15 Decrease 3 10 Increase 10 9 Decrease 1
Konkan Division Mumbai City 9 3 Increase 1 6 Steady 0 Steady 0 Decrease 1
Mumbai Suburban 26 4 Increase 2 15 Steady 5 Increase 5 2 Steady
Thane 24 1 Increase 1 5 Steady 4 Increase 4 5 Increase 2
Raigad 7 0 Steady 5 Steady 2 Increase 2 0 Steady
Ratnagiri 3 0 Steady 2 Increase 2 1 Increase 1 0 Steady
Total Seats 69 8 Increase 4 33 Increase 2 12 Increase 12 7 Increase 1
Nagpur Division Bhandara 3 1 Steady 2 Increase 1 0 Steady 0 Decrease 1
Chandrapur 6 2 Decrease 4 1 Increase 1 0 Steady 3 Increase 3
Gadchiroli 3 1 Steady 1 Steady 1 Increase 1 0 Decrease 1
Gondia 4 1 Decrease 1 0 Steady 1 Increase 1 2 Steady
Nagpur 12 1 Steady 1 Increase 1 0 Steady 10 Decrease 1
Wardha 4 1 Steady 0 Steady 0 Steady 0 Decrease 1
Total Seats 32 7 Decrease 5 5 Increase 3 2 Increase 2 15 Decrease 1
Nashik Division Dhule 5 2 Steady 3 Steady 0 Steady 0 Steady
Jalgaon 11 4 Decrease 5 1 Decrease 1 1 Increase 1 5 Increase 5
Nandurbar 4 4 Steady 0 Steady 0 Steady 0 Steady
Nashik 15 3 Steady 1 Steady 7 Increase 7 4 Decrease 6
Ahmednagar 12 2 Decrease 1 0 Steady 0 Steady 2 Decrease 2
Total Seats 47 18 Decrease 3 5 Decrease 1 8 Increase 8 11 Decrease 3
Pune Division Kolhapur 10 2 Steady 1 Decrease 1 7 Increase 7 0 Decrease 7
Pune 21 8 Decrease 2 0 Decrease 3 13 Increase 13 0 Decrease 2
Sangli 8 2 Decrease 1 0 Steady 1 Increase 1 4 Decrease 1
Satara 8 1 Decrease 1 0 Steady 1 Increase 1 5 Increase 5
Solapur 11 2 Decrease 1 1 Increase 1 1 Increase 1 2 Increase 2
Total Seats 58 15 Decrease 5 2 Decrease 4 23 Increase 23 11 Decrease 3
288 75 Decrease 5 69 Decrease 4 58 Increase 58 56 Decrease 9

References

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  2. ^ www.rediff.com/election/2004/oct/04kbkmaha.htm
  3. ^ www.rediff.com/election/2004/oct/04kbkmaha.htm
  4. ^ www.rediff.com/election/2004/oct/04kbkmaha.htm
  5. ^ "Spoils of five-point duel". Retrieved 26 September 2017.