Latur Rural Assembly Constituency: With twelve candidates in the fray for the Latur Rural assembly seat, Congress' Dhiraj Vilasrao Deshmukh has won by defeating Shiv Sena leader Sachin Deshmukh with a margin of 118208 votes. With 13113 votes, Shiv Sena's Sachin Deshmukh lost the seat.
With the other 287 assembly constituencies in Maharashtra, Latur Rural went on for polling on October 21.
In 2014, Congress’ Trimbakrao Shrirangrao Bhise had won the seat against Ramesh Kashiram Karad of BJP receiving a total of 10,0897 votes to his name
Shiv Sena is contesting 124 of 288 seats in Maharashtra assembly, whereas the BJP has 164 seats in its quota. The Congress and the NCP are fighting on 125 seats each.
In the 2014 Maharashtra assembly elections, BJP emerged as the single largest party winning 122 seats. The Shiv Sena, which contested alone, came second with 63 seats. The Congress and NCP bagged 42 and 41 seats respectively.