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Uttarakhand's Almora is one of the 5 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, Almora houses 16,25,491 people. Out of them, 24.04% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 1.48% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 11.03% of voters are from urban areas while 88.97% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 12,54,328 voters, there are 6,40,059 male voters while 6,14,269 voters are females.
To recall, the sitting MP Ajay Tamta from BJP defeated INC's Pradeep Tamta by 95,690 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 52% voters cast their vote in these elections.
Bharatiya Janata Party's Ajay Tamta swept Almora by a vote margin of 232,986. Indian National Congress's Pradeep Tamta managed to garner only 211665.
For this seat, Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Ajay Tamta while the Indian National Congress fielded Pradeep Tamta. Sunder Dhoni was the candiate from Bahujan Samaj Party.