Shillong is one of the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Meghalaya. Voting for Lok Sabha election in Meghalaya was held in a single phase.
Shillong registered 65.47 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 2.19 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1195662 while the total voter turnout is 782770. While in 2014, the constituency registered 63.28 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 979521 while the total voter's turnout was 619866.
The first phase of voting in two constituencies of Meghalaya ended on April 11. 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 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.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Shillong Lok Sabha constituency of Meghalaya.
|2||JEMINO MAWTHOH||United Democratic Party||Affidavit|
|3||SANBOR SHULLAI||Bharatiya Janata Party||Affidavit|
|4||VINCENT H. PALA||Indian National Congress||Affidavit|
|5||ROMEO PHIRA RANI||Independent||Affidavit|
|14||SANBOR SHULLAI||Bharatiya Janata Party|
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 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.