Lok Sabha Elections 2019
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Nagaland, one of the eight states in Northeast India, has one seat in the Lok Sabha. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Naga Peoples Front had won this lone seat with a vote share of 68.8 per cent.
At the time of the previous general elections in 2014, Nagaland had a total of 1,182,972 registered electors, of whom 87.91 per cent, or 1,039,962, exercised their right to franchise across 2,059 polling stations to choose their only Member of Parliament from among 3 candidates.
The state has 60 Assembly constituencies. In the previous Assembly elections, held in 2018, the Naga Peoples Front had bagged 27 of those seats with a vote share 39.1 per cent. The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party had won 17 with 25.4 per cent votes. The Bharatiya Janata Party had won 12 seats with 15.4 per cent votes, while the remaining four seats were taken by other parties and independent candidates which together polled 15.8 per cent votes. At present, Neiphiu Rio of the Naga People's Front is the chief minister of Nagaland.