Samalkha is one of the 90 constituencies to go for polls for Haryana Legislative Assembly on October 21. Samalkha falls under Karnal of Haryana. Ravinder Machhrouli is the current MLA of Samalkha.
In the 2014 Haryana Vidhan Sabha (Haryana Legislative Assembly) Elections, Independent candidate Ravinder Machhrouli defeated Congress candidate Dharm Singh Chhoker by nearly 20 thousand votes.
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.
Samalkha Vidhan Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 27
Total electors: 2,07,054
Female electors: 95,130
Male electors: 1,11,923
Third gender electors: 1
Sitting MP, party: Ravinder Machhrouli, Independent
Runner up name, party: Dharm Singh Chhoker, Congress
Key candidates in Samalkha for 2019 Vidhan Sabha elections
Sitting and Previous MLAs of Samalkha Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency and margin of victories
|2014||Ravinder Machhrouli||IND||53294||Dharm Singh Chhoker||INC||32921||20373|
|2009||Dharm Singh||HJCBL||39463||Sanjay Chhoker||INC||26012||13451|
|2005||Bhart Singh||INC||51767||Katar Singh Chhokar||INLD||28002||23765|
|2000||Kartar Singh Bhadana||INLD||37174||Hari Singh Nalwa||INC||25159||12015|
|1996||Kartar Singh Bhadana||HVP||20103||Phool Pati||SAP||17723||2380|
|1991||Hari Singh||JD||24225||Katar Singh||INC||22479||1746|
|1982||Katar Singh||INC||17507||Mool Chand||LKD||13380||4127|
|1977||Mool Chand||JNP||16273||Hari Singh||INC||8027||8246|
|1972||Hari Singh||INC||20346||Jai Singh||NCO||14151||6195|
|1968||Kartar Singh||INC||17486||Dhram Vir||BJS||9046||8440|
|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.