Jodhpur is one of the thirteen constituencies in Rajasthan to go on polls in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 on Monday, April 29. In the 2019 General elections, Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded incumbent Member of Parliament Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, while the Congress party has given ticket to Vaibhav Gehlot son of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
According to Election Commission of India 2009 reports, the total number of electorates in the constituency is 1,506,821 electorates out of these 800,058 number of electorates are males and the remaining 706,763 are belong to the female category.
The voting for Rajasthan’s 25 parliamentary seats will take place across the two phases (phase IV, phase V) of the 2019 General elections on April 29 and May 6.
Jodhpur Lok Sabha constituency comprises of following Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments: Sardarpura, Soorsagar, Jodhpur City, Phalodi, Lohawat, Shergarh, Luni, Pokaran.
Sitting MP, party: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 4,10,051
Runner up name, party: Chandresh Kumari Katoch, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 10,78,598
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 62.43%
Key candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha elections
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat BJP
Vaibhav Gehlot Congress
Important dates to remember for Phase IV
|Notification to be issued on||April 2|
|Last date for filing nomination||April 9|
|Scrutiny of nomination||April 10|
|Last date for withdrawal of nomination||April 12|
|Date of elections for Phase IV||April 29|
|Date of Result||May 23|
In Phase IV of the voting for the 17th Lok Sabha, elections will take place in 71 Lok Sabha constituencies across 9 states. Voting for this phase will take place on April 29. While, like all the other phases, counting will take place in May 23.
The turnout in the last general election in 2014 was more than 66%, up from 45% in 1951 when the first election was held.