Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s son Vaibhav Gehlot has lost in the Jodhpur Lok Sabha constituency to incumbent Gajendra Singh Shekhawat of Bharataiya Janata Party.
BJP leader Gajendra Singh Shekhawat secured the Jodhpur seat with 58.50 per cent of the voter share or 7,80,390 votes, while Congress candidate Vaibhav Gehlot polled 5,10,759 votes or 38.29 per cent of vote share.
Jodhpur was a battle of prestige for CM Ashiok Gehlot, who had come to power in the desert state in December, last year. The chief minister had campaigned tirelessly to get his son elected in Jodhpur.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat of BJP won in this seat by defeating the INC candidate by a margin of 4,10,051 votes which was 38.02% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BJP had a vote share of 66.15% in 2014 in the seat.
The latest result trends for Lok Sabha Election 2019 put BJP is the advantageous position in all 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Rajasthan