Bengaluru, June 1: The counting of votes for the Karnataka Urban Local Body Elections 2019 took place on Friday. Out of 1,361 seats, the result for 1,221 seats was announced. The Congress - JDS combine bagged the majority of seats defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Congress won with a thumping majority and gained a stronghold in 509 wards, the JDS won 174 while the BJP settled for 366. Polling in the state was held for 63 ULBs in the state on May 29, six days after Lok Sabha Elections 2019 results were announced. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Results For All Seats of Karnataka.
While the Congress was leading in all City Municipalities and Town Municipalities, the BJP was ahead in Town Panchayats. Elections were held in 1,361 wards of eight city corporations (CMC), 33 Town Municipal Corporations (TMC) and 22 Taluk Panchayats (TP). Karnataka Municipal Elections 2019 Results: How To Check District-Wise And Party-Wise Winners List In 63 Urban Local Bodies.
Here is the current ward tally as per Karnataka State Election Commission
|District Name||Total Seats||Declared Seats||BJP||INC||JD(S)||BSP||CPM||Independents||Others|
The Karnataka state election commission had also conducted by-elections necessitated by vacancies in 10 seats of eight Taluk Panchayats and 202 Gram Panchayats simultaneously. The Congress and the JDS had fought the elections separately and not as an alliance.
The Congress-JDS combine was decimated by the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state in Lok Sabha Elections 2019. The BJP won 25 out of the 28 seats in the state.