Mahishi Vidhan Sabha constituency is one of the constituencies in the 243-seat Bihar Legislative Assembly. The seat of Mahishi is located in Saharsa district in Bihar. It comes under Madhepura constituency when it comes to Lok Sabha Elections. The Mahishi constituency includes several locations such as Nauhatta, Sattar Katiya, Baghwa, Birgaun, Manwar, Telwa West, Telwa East, Bhalahi, Kundah, Mahisarho, Telhar, and other gram panchayats of the Mahishi CD Block. JDU's Gunjeshwar Sah won the seat in Bihar Assembly Elections 2020.
It was a 3-phase election as against the usual 5-phase election. The first phase of Bihar Elections 2020 took place on October 28 (71 seats), while the second and the third phases took place on November 3 (94 seats) and November 7 (78 seats) respectively. The results for the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 were announced by the EC on November 10.
In 2020 Bihar Assembly Elections, the main contenders from the Mahishi seat were Gunjeshwar Sah (JD-U), Gautam Krishna (RJD), and Abdur Razzaque (LJP). Dr Abdul Ghafoor, of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), was the previous MLA from Mahishi. In the 2015 Bihar Assembly Elections 2020, he defeated Chandan Kumar, of the BLSP, by a victory margin of nearly 25,000 votes. In 2010 Bihar Elections, Abdul had defeated JD(U) candidate Raj Kumar by a narrow margin of fewer than 2,000 votes.
The NDA alliance had announced Nitish Kumar as their CM candidate.The alliance won the election with 125 seats.
|RAJIV KUMAR YADAV||Bhartiya Sablog Party||856|
|RAJIV DAS||Bhartiya Mahasangh Party||780|
|GUNJESHWAR SAH (Current MLA)||JD(U)||66316|
|Nehal Akhtar||Mazdoor Ekta Party||629|
|TRIPURARI PRASAD SINGH||The Plurals Party||503|
|RAMA SHANKAR SINGH||IND||4338|
|MUNNA MANDAL||Rashtriya Samaj Paksha||413|
|GUDDU KUMAR||Rashtra Sewa Dal||348|
|MOHAMMAD ARSHAD HUSSAIN||Bahujan Maha Party||1233|
|SUNIT KUMAR SINGH "CHAUHAN"||NCP||NA|
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