Sikkim Assembly Election Results 2019 LIVE: SKM dethrones Chamling

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 23 May 2019, 09:52 PM
Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling is eying sixth term.
Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling is eying sixth term.

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling will be eying the sixth term as the Election Commission of India announces the results for the 32-member state legislative Assembly on Thursday, May 23. The Sikkim Assembly elections were held simultanously with the Lok Sabha elections. Key political parties in Sikkim'ss are SDF, SKM, Congress and Humro Sikkim Party (HSP). Since 1985, the state has been governed by stable governments -- first led by Nar Bahadur Bhandari’s Sikkim Sangram Parishad and then by Pawan Kumar Chamling’s Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF). Can CM hamling, already the longest serving chief minister in India, make another record by winning the elections for the sixths time? live updates below.

Sikkim Assembly Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates
calnder  May 23, 2019   21:51 (IST)

Final results are in, SKM dethrones Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) with 17 seats. 

calnder  May 23, 2019   16:27 (IST)
SKM wins five seats, leading in 4, SDF ahead in 5

The opposition SKM won five Assembly seat and is leading in four other constituencies while the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front is ahead in five as per the data available on Election Commission of India's website.

calnder  May 23, 2019   16:26 (IST)
SKM's Mani Kumar Sharma wins Khamdong-singtam

SKM candidate Mani Kumar Sharma wins Khamdong-singtam Vidhan Sabha seat by defeating Garjaman Gurung of SDF with a margin of 873 votes.

calnder  May 23, 2019   16:26 (IST)
SKM's Mani Kumar Sharma wins Khamdong-singtam

SKM candidate Mani Kumar Sharma wins Khamdong-singtam Vidhan Sabha seat by defeating Garjaman Gurung of SDF with a margin of 873 votes.

calnder  May 23, 2019   15:33 (IST)
SKM wins Sangha seat, leading in 8 seats, SDF ahead in 4

Morcha (SKM) won the Sangha Assembly seat and is leading in eight constituencies while the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front is ahead in four, election officials said. The 'magical number' in the 32-member Sikkim Legislative Assembly is 17. 

calnder  May 23, 2019   13:38 (IST)
SKM's Lok Nath Shara leading in Gyalshing-barnyak

SKM candidate Lok Nath Shara is leading against his nearest SDF rival Laxuman Sharma in the Gyalshing-barnyak seat.

calnder  May 23, 2019   12:08 (IST)
SKM extends lead, ahead in 7 seats now

SKM has extended its lead over CM Chamling's party to 7. SDF is ahead in just two seats.

calnder  May 23, 2019   11:45 (IST)
SKM takes lead in 6 seats, SDF ahead in 2 seats

According to the Election Commission of India, SKM is leading in 6 seats while Chamling's SDF is ahead in just 2 seats.

calnder  May 23, 2019   11:21 (IST)
CM Chamling leading from both seats

SDF supremo and Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling, who contested in Poklok Kamrang and Namchi Singhithang assembly constituencies, is leading in both the seats.

calnder  May 23, 2019   10:49 (IST)
SKM goes past SDF, takes lead in 5 seat

Breaking News: Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) is leading in 5 seats, while Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling's SDF was leading in just 2 seats, accoridng to the EC officials trends.

calnder  May 23, 2019   10:20 (IST)
SDF takes ahead in 6 seats, SKM takes lead in 4 seats

SDF continues to lead in 6 seats. The SKM is leading in 4 seats. The majority mark in the 32-member Assmebly election is 17.

calnder  May 23, 2019   09:37 (IST)
Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling leading in Poklok-Kamrang

SDF's Pawan Chamling, Dichen Wangchuk Bhutia, Narendra Kumar Subba, Tashi Thendup Bhutia and Tshering Lama are leading in Poklok-Kamrang, Yoksam-Tashiding, Maneybung-Dentam, Barfung and Sangha Assembly constituencies, respectively.

calnder  May 23, 2019   09:37 (IST)
SDF ahead in 5 seats

SDF candidates in five constituencies have taken an early lead.

calnder  May 23, 2019   08:38 (IST)
SDF ahead in 2 seats in Sikkim, show trends

SDF candidates in two constituencies have taken an early lead in postal votes.

calnder  May 23, 2019   07:56 (IST)
Counting of votes to begin shortly

Counting for the 32 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha constituencies in Sikkim will begin at 8 am amid tight security.

calnder  May 23, 2019   07:20 (IST)
Track nationwide Lok Sabha elections results here:

Follow this space for the nationwide results: Lok Sabha elections 2019 results Live Updates

calnder  May 23, 2019   07:16 (IST)
Sikkim set to elect 8th Legislative Assembly

These are the eighth Legislative Assembly elections in Sikkim, probably India's first poverty free state. Assembly polls in Sikkim were held on April 11. The state has one Lok Sabha seat and 32 Assembly seats.

calnder  May 23, 2019   07:14 (IST)
Sikkim Assembly election results: Counting of votes to begin at 8 am

Hello and welcome to News Nation live blog. Sikkim was among the few states that went to polls simultanously with the Lok Sabha elections to elect its legislative Assembly. Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling is seeking sixth term in the state. Can he pull out the record win? Counting of votes will begin at 8 am.

First Published: Thursday, May 23, 2019 07:11 AM
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