Uttar Pradesh Election 2017 and Results

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Chief Minister :
Akhilesh Yadav
Political Party :
Samajwadi Party
Asseumed office :
3rd March 2012
Type :
Assembly Constituencies :
Parlimentary Constituencies :
Ruling Party :
Samajwadi Party
Opposition Party :
Bahujan Samaj Party
Leader of the House :
Akhilesh Yadav, SP
Governor :
Ram Naik
Chief Electoral Officer :
Arun Singhal

UP Election 2017 Dates Phase-wise

Election Commission has announced the Election dates for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017. According to ECI Election will take place in 7 Phases starting from 11th Feb to 8th Mar 2017 and Counting will be happen on 11th Mar 2017. All dates for Election are 11th Feb, 15th, 19th, 23rd, 27th Feb, 4th Mar and 8th Mar last date of whole procedure should be completed will be 15th Mar 2017.

Poll Event Phase-1 (73 Acs)Phase-2 (67 ACs)Phase-3 (69 Acs)Phase-4 (53 Acs)Phase-5 (52 ACs)Phase-6 (49 Acs)Phase-7 (40 ACs)
Date of Notification17.01.2017 (TUE)20.01.2017 (FRI)24.01.2017 (TUE)30.01.2017 (MON)02.02.2017 (THU)07.02.2017 (TUE)09.02.2017 (THU)
Last Date of Making Nomination24.01.2017 (TUE)27.01.2017 (FRI)31.01.2017 (TUE)06.02.2017 (MON)09.02.2017 (THU)14.02.2017 (TUE)16.02.2017 (THU)
Scrutiny of Nominations25.01.2017 (WED)30.01.2017 (MON)01.02.2017 (WED)07.02.2017 (TUE)10.02.2017 (FRI)16.02.2017 (THU)17.02.2017 (FRI)
Withdrawal of Candidature27.01.2017 (FRI)01.02.2017 (WED)03.02.2017 (FRI)09.02.2017 (THU)13.02.2017 (MON)18.02.2017 (SAT)20.02.2017 (MON)
Date of Poll11.02.2017 (SAT)15.02.2017 (WED)19.02.2017 (SUN)23.02.2017 (THU)27.02.2017 (MON)04.03.2017 (SAT)08.03.2017 (WED)
Date of Counting 11.03.2017 (SAT)
Date of Completion 15.03.2017 (WED)

Opinion Poll on UP Vidhan Sabha Election 2017

In the latest opinion poll done by India Today-Axis at 12th Oct 2016, BJP is the major party who emerging in uttar pradesh with winning seats of 170-183 seats. But, still BJP is not getting majority to form a government. That's why, BJP will need to collaborate with another party to form a government. After BJP, BSP is the second party who is getting 115-124 seats left behind SP who is on 94-103 seats. The stage of INC in uttar pradesh is very critical as in this opinion poll INC is getting 8-12 seats only.

India Today-Axis12-Oct-16115-124170-18394-1038-12 2-6
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Chief Ministerial Candidates for Uttar Pradesh Election 2017

Major parties of Uttar Pradesh has been declared their CM candidate except BJP. There was no doubt about the BSP and BP for their CM Candidate as Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav respectively. Congress has merged their party distribution and announced Sheila Dikshit as CM Candidate for Upcoming Uttar Pradesh Elections 2017. But, the majority are on PM Modi leading BJP who still have not announced the CM Candidate name. There is probability for Yogi adityanath Or Smriti Irani from BJP in the race of CM Candidate.

PartyCM's Candidate
INCSheila Dikshit
SPAkhilesh Yadav
BJPNot announce

Parties who are in UP Election 2017

Party NameParty Name
Bahujan Samaj PartyIttehad-e-millait Council
Bharatiya Janta PartyIndependent
Samajwadi PartyNationalist Congress Party
Indian National CongressQuami Ekta Dal
Rashtriya Lok DalApna Dal
Peace Party

Election in Uttar Pradesh (UP)

Uttar Pradesh is a state in northern India. There are more than 204.2 million populations (2012). In politics point of view, Uttar Pradesh is a big and major state for any political party to assemble their government.

There are 403 Assembly Consitituencies and 80 Lok Sabha Consitituencies. 80 Lok Sabha Consitituencies of Uttar Pradesh always decide a winning factor for any political party.

In last Assembly elections (2012), 4 Major parties (SP, BSP, BJP & INC) has been participated. Out of that, SP (Samajwadi Party) has got majority with winning of 224 Seats. Runner Up (Bahujan Samaj Party) has got 80 Seats. BJP & INC has got 47 and 28 Seats respectively. In 2012, Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has got first opportunity to become Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Next upcoming Assembly elections for Uttar Pradesh will be held in 2017. Dates would be announce by Election Commission in November 2016 and elections will be held around Jan or Feb of 2017.

For Uttar Pradesh, Main election issues are poor law and order condition. As per the Caste religion demographics, majority voters are from Other OBCs, Muslims and Jatavs Dalits. These 3 categories covers around 55% votes in Uttar Pradesh

List of Political Parties in UP

National PartiesState Parties
Bahujan Samaj Party [BSP]Rashtriya Lok Dal [RLD]
Bharatiya Janata Party [BJP]Samajwadi Party [SP]
Communist Party of India [CPI] 
Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] 
Indian National Congress [INC]

UP Assembly Election Results

SP candidate list 2017 for Uttar Pradesh
BSP candidate list 2017 for Uttar Pradesh
Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate list 2017 Uttar Pradesh
NCP Uttar Pradesh candidate list 2017
BJP Uttar Pradesh Candidate list 2017
Congress Uttar Pradesh Candidate list 2017
Uttar Pradesh Election pre-poll Survey Results
List of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Constituency

Latest News Updates on UP Elecions 2017

  • The revised electoral rolls could be published between January 5 to January 15.
  • Election Commission of India is likely to announce the polling dates for Uttar Pradesh in January - india.com
  • JD(U), RLD, BS-4 to ally in Uttar Pradesh polls after Mulayam scraps coalition offer - firstpost.com
  • Rita Bahuguna Joshi resigns from UP Assembly, Congress; joins BJP - dailyexcelsior.com