Mizoram Election Results LIVE

Will the MNF retain power? Polling for the 40-seat Assembly house took place on 7 November

ZPM president Lalduhoma
ZPM president Lalduhoma

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04 Dec 2023, 4:30 PM

Mizoram CM Zoramthanga submits resignation to governor

Mizoram CM Zoramthanga submits resignation to Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati after MNF loses assembly elections

04 Dec 2023, 3:36 PM

ZPM sweeps with 27 seats, MNF confined to 10

In the final tally, the Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) bagged 27 out of 40 seats. The Mizo National Front (MNF) could win only 10 seats.

The BJP won two seats while the Indian National Congress (INC) got one seat. However, the INC got close to 21% votes while the BJP got only 5% voteshare.

The ZPM got close to 38% votes and MNF got 35%.

On behalf of the ZPM, Lalduhoma will stake calim to form the next government in this North-Eastern state.

04 Dec 2023, 2:46 PM

Lalduhoma to take up Mizoram leadership tomorrow

The chief ministerial candidate of the ZPM started his career as an IPS officer in Goa and was at one point assigned the security charge for then-prime minister Indira Gandhi.

On behalf of the Zoram People's Movement, Lalduhoma would be seeking a single administration for all Zo people, across state borders, he had said in the run-up to the elections on 7 November.

04 Dec 2023, 2:03 PM

Landslide victory for Zoram People's Movement with 27 seats

Bagging 27 out of 40 seats, the ZPM is set for a change of governance in Mizoram, with a vote share over 71%.

MNF has only won 3 seats so far, and even allowing for the 7 it is leading in, that brings them a share of only 25% of seats.

The BJP has won 2 seats, while the Congress still leads in 1 constituency.

04 Dec 2023, 1:20 PM

24 decisive wins for ZPM, for a clear mandate

This makes a total of 27 seats that the ZPM has either won or is leading comfortably in, while the incumbent MNF has only 10 to show.

The BJP has won 2 seats, leaving 1 for the Congress.

04 Dec 2023, 12:48 PM

Prominent MNF figures, including deputy CM and state ministers, face defeat

Key MNF figures facing defeat: Deputy CM Tawnluia (Tuichang), rural development minister Lalruatkima (Aizawl West-II), food civil supplies and consumer affairs minister K. Lalrinliana (Kolasib), social welfare minister Lalrinawma (Tuikum), health and family welfare minister R. Lalthangliana (South Tuipui) and agriculture minister C. Lalrinsanga (Lunglei West).

04 Dec 2023, 12:41 PM

"ZPM will fulfil poll promises," says CM face Lalduhoma 

ZPM’s chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma tells ANI, "Tomorrow or the day after tomorrow, I will meet the governor, and the swearing-in will take place sometime this month."

Discussing Mizoram's financial challenges, he reiterated ZPM's commitment to addressing the issues inherited from the outgoing government, stating, "We are dedicated to fulfilling our commitments. Initiating financial reforms is crucial, and to achieve that, we are forming a resource mobilisation team."

04 Dec 2023, 12:34 PM

ZPM’s Jeje Lalpekhlua emerges victorious over health minister R. Lalthangliana in South Tuipui

ZPM’s Jeje Lalpekhlua clinches a victory over Mizoram health minister and MNF candidate R. Lalthangliana in the South Tuipui seat. Jeje Lalpekhlua secured 5,468 votes, surpassing R Lalthangliana of the Mizo National Front, who garnered 5,333 votes.

04 Dec 2023, 12:30 PM

ZPM crosses halfway mark with 26 seats: EC

04 Dec 2023, 12:07 PM

ZPM heading towards decisive win

As it strides toward a resounding victory, the Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) has secured 22 seats and is leading in 4.

The incumbent MNF has claimed 2 seats, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has also secured 2 seats.

04 Dec 2023, 11:51 AM

CM Zoramthanga faces defeat in Aizawl East-I

In a notable victory, ZPM's Lalthansanga secured the Aizawl East-I constituency, defeating his MNF rival, the incumbent chief minister Zoramthanga.

04 Dec 2023, 11:43 AM

Health minister R. Lalthangliana trailing

In the South Tuipui constituency, health minister R. Lalthangliana is currently trailing behind, with ZPM candidate Jeje Lalpekhlua taking the lead.

Meanwhile, ZPM's CM candidate Lalduhoma is in the lead in the Serchhip seat.

The counting, conducted across 13 centres, commenced with the tallying of postal ballots, followed by the counting of votes cast through EVMs.

04 Dec 2023, 11:26 AM

Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) enthusiasts and supporters kick off celebrations in Serchhip as the party notches a significant lead in the state election, having secured 2 wins, while leading in 24 out of the total 40 seats

04 Dec 2023, 11:22 AM

The Zoram People’s Movement has secured 9 seats thus far and is leading in an additional 17 seats. Meanwhile, the MNF has made its initial mark with a victory in the Mamit constituency. Presently, the MNF is also in the lead in 9 seats.

04 Dec 2023, 11:20 AM

ZPM leading in 28 seats, MNF leading in 8, BJP in 3 and Congress in 1 seat: EC

04 Dec 2023, 11:02 AM

Counts arriving from all 40 constituencies, ZPM firmly in lead

As ZPM holds a win or a lead across 26 seats out of 40, chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma declares himself "unsurprised".

The incumbent MNF, now trailing by a considerable margin, still has an edge in 10 seats.

The Congress retains its lead in 1 seat, with the other 3 having different parties ahead.

04 Dec 2023, 10:44 AM

ZPM consolidates its leads by a large margin

Chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma has won from the Serchhip constituency, the second win for the ZPM, which is leading from 27 other constituencies too.

The MNF has been reduced to leads in only 7 seats for now, besides the Congress leading in 1 seat and other parties in 3 seats.

04 Dec 2023, 10:16 AM

ZPM gets 1 win and leads across 26 seats

That puts ZPM in the position of likely winners across 27 seats, while 8 seats still have MNF in the lead.

The Congress now leads in 2 seats and the Others lead in 3 constituencies.

04 Dec 2023, 9:53 AM

Counts arriving for 38 seats, ZPM leads in 25 

While the ZPM is ahead in 25 seats now, the MNF is still holding its lead in 10.

The Congress holds the edge in 2 constituencies versus BJP's single lead in one seat.

04 Dec 2023, 9:40 AM

Zoramthanga, Tawnluia leading in their constituencies

Incumbent chief minister Zoramthanga is leading from Aizawl East-I, while MNF vice president Tawnluia is leading from Tuichang.

Now that counts are coming in from 36 out of 40 constituencies, there are 22 seats where ZPM continues to lead, with MNF leading in 11 seats.

The Congress still holds the lead in 2 seats, and the BJP in the last 1 known so far.

04 Dec 2023, 9:25 AM

Looking like a closer contest again, across 31 seats

While the ZPM leads in 16 seats now, with counts arriving from 31 constituencies, the MNF has taken the lead in 11 now.

The Congress and the Others hold their leads in 3 and 1 constituency respectively.

04 Dec 2023, 9:14 AM

ZPM takes an early lead

With results now coming in from 27 constituencies, the ZPM has the edge in 15 seats, with the MNF still in a holding pattern at 8.

The Congress now has a lead in 3 while one of the Others leads in 1 seat for now.

The voting on 7 November saw a high turnout of 80.66 per cent, so that Mizoram can expect to see a high-fidelity people's mandate. There has been talk of the effect of the neighbouring Manipur crisis impacting the election results in Mizoram. Today, that hypothesis will be proven either way

04 Dec 2023, 9:04 AM

Results arriving from 25-odd constituencies

The Zoram People's Movement (ZPF) holds the lead in 13 seats, followed by the MNF in 8. The Congress and Others now lead in 2 constituencies each.

04 Dec 2023, 8:57 AM

EVM counting has begun, after postal ballots

While ZPM has edged slightly into the lead — in 12 out of the 20 seats for which results have started coming in — it's still too early to say whether expert predictions of a hung Assembly will be overturned.

MNF still holds the lead in 6 constituencies, Congress and Others in one each.

04 Dec 2023, 8:49 AM

MNF, ZPM start out neck and neck

Very early counting of postal ballots puts ZPM in the lead in 11 seats, with MNF in 6. Congress and others lead in one each for now.

04 Dec 2023, 8:17 AM

What happened in the last poll, in 2018?

The Mizo National Front (MNF) won a majority of 26 seats in the 2018 Assembly elections, with the Congress as the second-largest party (at 5 seats).

The Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) candidates won 6 seats, contesting as independents.

04 Dec 2023, 8:11 AM

Vote counting begins across 40 seats

Apart from the Mizo National Front (MNF) led by chief minister Zoramthanga, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Indian National Congress (INC) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are key contenders.

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