BJP leading in 9 seats, Congress and JDS leading in 2 seats each, Independent -1, as per EC trends; Counting is underway in 15 assembly seats
Congress and BJP leading in one seat each, as per Election Commission; Counting is underway in 15 assembly seats
Congress' candidate HPManjunath leads from Hunsur constituency. Round 1: Congress- 4705, BJP- 3848
Counting of EVMs have begun after counting of postal ballots. Early leads from postal ballot counting shows BJP in the lead in 7 seats.
Postal ballots are being counted first for the Karnataka assembly bypolls. BJP is leading in 7 of the 15 seats that faced bypolls on December 5
Counting for the bypolls on 15 Assembly Seats of Karnataka began on Monday. The bypolls were held on December 5 for 15 Assembly seats.
The outcome of these bypolls are crucial for the ruling BJP - they must win at least seven seats to claim a majority in the House, which will have a strength of 224 after the bypolls (two seats are still vacant). The BJP currently has 105 MLAS (106 including the support of an independent candidate) while the Congress has 66 and the JDS 34.