Voting for Haryana Assembly election has concluded and the latest figures reveal that the State recorded registered a voting percentage of 63.55%. As per Republic-Jan Ki Baat Exit poll based on ground surveys ahead of the Haryana assembly elections results, INLD’s Abhay Singh Chautala is in a neck to neck fight with BJP's Pawan Beniwal from the Ellenabad seat.
Chautala first won from this constituency 10 years ago by contesting the bypoll. Subsequently, he defeated BJP’s Pawan Beniwal in 2014. The INLD has not lost this seat since 2000.
As per the Republic-Jan Ki Baat Exit Poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is projected to win the assembly polls in Haryana this year. According to the exit poll, BJP is likely to get 52 to 63 seats (56%). On the other hand, the Congress is projected to get 19 to 15 seats (18%), Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) is projected to get 9 to 5 seats (10%), Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) is projected to get one to zero seats, while the remaining parties are projected to get 9 to 7 seats (16%).
In the 2014 Haryana Assembly elections, Abhay Singh Chautala of INLD won in this seat by defeating the BJP candidate by a margin of 11539 votes which was 7.78% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INLD had a vote share of 46.65% in 2014 in the seat.
In the 2014 polls there were a total of 2,06,972 eligible electors, of which 1,09,030 were male, 97,942 female and 0 voters of the third gender. A total of 294 service voters had also registered to vote.
In Haryana, 19,578 polling stations were set up for citizens to cast their votes. The assembly polls witnessess a contest among BJP, Congress, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and the recently formed Jannayak Janata Party (JJP). Votes will be counted on October 24. In 2014 elections, BJP had won 47 seats and formed the government on its own strength while the Congress managed just 15 seats. The INLD finished second with 19 seats.