With this, the Congress has lost its last remaining bastion in the Northeast to the MNF. The Congress has won just five seats. This year, the vote share of Congress has come down from 44.6 per cent to 30 per cent.
Mizoram Election Results: The Mizo National Front has wrested power from the Congress in Mizoram. The MNF has won 26 of 40 seats with 37.6 per cent vote share. MNF chief Zoramthanga won Aizawl East-I seat by 2504 votes. He defeated independent candidate K Sapdanga. With this, the Congress has lost its last remaining bastion in the Northeast to the MNF.
The Congress has won just five seats. This year, the vote share of Congress has come down from 44.6 per cent to 30 per cent. The BJP too opened its account in Mizoram and won one seat. But its vote share has gone up to 8 per cent from 0.4 per cent in the last assembly polls.
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Among the key candidates were Congress chief minister Lal Thanhawla and Mizo National Front President Zoramthanga. Thanhawla contested from two seats but lost both of them. In Champhai South, the chief minister lost the election to MNF’s T J Lalnuntluanga by 1049 votes. The margin of loss was little less in Serchhip where the chief minister lost by 410 votes.
Here’s a complete list of winners in Mizoram