Aam Aadmi Party leading in Delhi Assembly Election with 62 seats

Note: This story is correct as of 21:33

1. The Seatshare Story

Aam Aadmi Party is leading in 62 of the total 70 seats - a fall of 5 seats from the 2015 election. BJP came in second: it is leading in 8 seats, an increase of 5 from the previous election. Congress lagged further behind: it is leading in 0 seats, unchanged from the previous election.

2. The Voteshare Story

AAP's voteshare was 53.6%, a fall of 0.8% from the previous election. BJP had 38.5% voteshare: an increase of 6.3% from the previous election. Congress had 4.3% voteshare: a fall of 5.4% from the previous election.

3. The Rural-Urban Divide

Aam Aadmi Party performed equally well in urban areas compard to rural areas. It secured 54.0% of the urban vote, compared to 52.5% of the rural vote. This translated to 45 out of 52 urban seats and 17 out of 18 rural seats.

4. The Regional Story

There was significant regional variation in election results in Delhi. The Aam Aadmi Party did particularly well in Central, West, North, and South, winning 10/10, 16/16, 15/16, and 10/11 of the seats respectively. In comparison, the region of East saw a relatively more competitive race. Here, the Aam Aadmi Party is leading in 11/17 of the seats.

The regional breakdown of seats is shown in the tables below, sorted by the strongest to weakest areas of the AAP.

region Total Seats BJP AAP INC Others
Central 10 0 10 0 0
North 16 1 15 0 0
South 11 1 10 0 0
East 17 6 11 0 0
West 16 0 16 0 0