Low Margin Constituencies and NOTA Vote Share in Bihar Assembly Election 2020

There were 23 seats where the vote margin was less than 2,000 for the winning candidate in the 2020 Bihar assembly election. Of these 23, 11 had a vote margin of less than 1,000 between the winner and the runner up. The narrow vote margins indicate that the results could have been swayed in theContinue reading “Low Margin Constituencies and NOTA Vote Share in Bihar Assembly Election 2020”

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The Congress Party Spent More Money in Political Ads on Facebook before the Second Phase of Bihar Polls

While the BJP spent more money than other political parties on Facebook political advertisements before the first phase of voting in the Bihar assembly elections, the trend changed before the second phase of voting on November 2. The Congress party has surpassed other political parties in terms of overall spending on Facebook political advertisements betweenContinue reading “The Congress Party Spent More Money in Political Ads on Facebook before the Second Phase of Bihar Polls”

BJP Spent More Money in Political Ads on Facebook before the First Phase of Bihar Polls

As Bihar entered its first phase of assembly elections, we noticed some interesting trends in terms of money spent by the major political parties on Facebook political advertisements. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spent an estimated amount of INR 17,959,85 on Facebook political advertisements in the week ended with October 25, while the Congress partyContinue reading “BJP Spent More Money in Political Ads on Facebook before the First Phase of Bihar Polls”