Shimla Rural Election Results 2022: Congress MLA Vikramaditya Singh won the election from Shimla Rural by a margin of over 13,000 votes over Ravi Kumar Mehta of the Bharatiya Janata Party, according to the Election Commission. Himachal Pradesh has not returned any incumbent government to power in the last nearly four decades.
The total percentage of voters in Shimla Rural Assembly Constituency was recorded at 72 percent. The constituency falls under the Shimla Lok sabha constituency.
Previous elections and winners:
In the 2017 state assembly elections, Vikramaditya Singh of the Congress won the seat by defeating Dr Pramod Sharma of the Bharatiya Janata Party with a margin of 4,880 votes. In 2012, Shimla Rural legislative assembly constituency saw a total of 68,326 electors.
The total number of valid votes was 40,423. Indian National Congress candidate Virbhadra Singh won and became MLA from this seat. He secured a total of 28,892 votes. Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Ishwar Rohal stood second with a total of 8,892 votes. He lost by 20,000 votes.