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Shillong Lok Sabha Elections

Shillong is one of the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Meghalaya.

The first phase of voting in two constituencies of Meghalaya ended on April 11 with at least 63.56 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise in Shillong Lok Sabha constituency. The fate of 6 candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.

Altogether 58 per cent voters today exercised their franchise in the first phase of polling in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttarakhand.

Shillong Lok Sabha constituency comprises of thirty six assembly segments. These are: Nartiang, Jowai, Raliang, Mowkaiaw, Sutnga-Saipung, Khliehriat, Amlarem, Mawhati, Nongpoh, Jirang, Umsning, Umroi, Mawryngkneng, Pynthorumkhrah, Mawlai, East Shillong, North Shillong, West Shillong, South Shillong, Mylliem, Nongthymmai, Nongkrem, Sohiong, Mawphlang, Mawsynram, Shella, Pynursla, Sohra, Mawkynrew, Mairang, Mawthadraishan, Nongstoin, Rambrai Jyrngam, Mawshynrut, Ranikor and Mawkyrwat.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Congress candidate Vincent H Pala had won from the seat by a margin of 40,379 votes. While Vincent H Pala had secured 2,09,340 votes, Independent candidate PBM Basaiawmoit stood second with 1,68,961 votes.

In Shillong, 76.15 per cent or 6,20,041 voters exercised their franchise in the last election. Of the 8 candidates who were in the fray, the deposits of 5 of them were forfeited.

In 2009 as well, Congress candidate Vincent H. Pala had won from the seat securing 2,32,270 votes against his nearest rival United Democratic Party's (UDP) John Filmore Kharshiing who got 1,24,402 votes.

Congress has yet again named Vincent H Pala from the seat for the 2019 election. United Democratic Party's (UDP) Jemino Mawthoh and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Sanbor Shullai along with Independent candidates are among the other candidates who are also in the fray.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Vincent H. Pala INC

Won

419689
Jemino Mawthoh UDP

Lost

267256
Sanbor Shullai BJP

Lost

76683
T.H.S. Bonney IND

Lost

6580
Romeo Phira Rani IND

Lost

4961
Samuel Hashah IND

Lost

4601
Nota NOTA

Lost

4420

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