16. Vaishali is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in West Bihar region of Bihar in East India. This rural general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 16.25% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.16%. The estimated literacy level of Vaishali is 62.53%. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there were a total of eligible electors and the voter turnout was calculated at %. The seat went to the polls on Phase 6 on Sunday, May 12, 2019.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Rama Kishor Singh of LJP won in this seat by defeating the RJD candidate by a margin of 99,267 votes which was 10.72% of the total votes polled in the constituency. LJP had a vote share of 32.99% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 22 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Raghuvansh Prasad Singh of RJD emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the JDU candidate by a margin of 22,308 votes which was 3.57% of the total votes polled. RJD had a vote share of 45.53% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 12 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 59.12% and in 2009, the constituency registered 48.86% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Vaishali was: Rama Kishor Singh (LJSP) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 8,41,773 men, 7,24,500 women and 48 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Vaishali Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Vaishali is: 25.75 85.4167
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: वैशाली, बिहार (Hindi); বৈশালী, বিহার (Bengali); वैशाली, बिहार (Marathi); વૈશાલી, બિહાર (Gujarati); வைசாலி, பீகார் (Tamil); వైశాలి, బిహార్ (Telugu); ವೈಶಾಲಿ, ಬಿಹಾರ (Kannada); വൈശാലി, ബിഹാർ (Malayalam).
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