Five charts show how parties have done in Gujarat over the years
A representational image of polling | Source: Wikimedia Commons
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The Election Commission Wednesday announced a two-phased election across 182 assemblies constituencies in Gujarat, with polling due on 9 December and 14 December.

ThePrint analyses past assembly election data from the state (1962-2012) across parameters including party-wise vote share, voter turnout and the number of parties that contested each election contrasted with how many actually found representation in the legislature.

Voter turnout over the years and the outcome of elections 

Data sourced from: Trivedi Centre for Political data, Ashoka University

All graphs by Arun George.

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