Rai is one of the 90 constituencies to go for polls for Haryana Legislative Assembly on October 21. Rai falls under Sonipat Lok Sabha constituency of Haryana.
Out of the 90 Assembly constituencies in Haryana, 17 are reserved for Scheduled Castes as per the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008.
Rai Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 29
Total electors: 1,71,542
Female electors: 77,317
Male electors: 94,216
Third gender electors: 9
Sitting MP, party: Jai Tirath, Congress
Runner up name, party: Inderjeet, INLD
Key candidates in Rai for 2019 Vidhan Sabha elections
Sitting and Previous MLAs of Rai Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency and margin of victories
|1987||Maha Singh||LKD||44264||Jaswant Singh||INC||18305||25959|
|1982||Jaswant Singh||INC||27542||Maha Singh||IND||24515||3027|
|1972||Rizaq Ram||NCO||19631||Jaswant Singh||INC||18702||929|
|1968||Jaswant Singh||INC||16306||Dalpat Singh||IND||6262||10044|
|Notification to be issued on||September 27|
|Last date for filing nomination||October 4|
|Scrutiny of nomination||October 5|
|Last date for withdrawal of nomination||October 7|
|Date of polling||October 21|
|Date of Result||October 24|
In the 2014 Haryana Assembly elections, held on 15 October 2014, the saffron party won the majority in the Assembly and Manohar Lal Khattar was chosen to head the new government. The term of the current Haryana Assembly will end on 2 November.