The election was held between May 23 - May 30 2012, with results being announced on May 31st. The election saw President Subrata Gandhi's New Gandhist party secure a huge landslide, winning 65% of seats. The election also saw the traditional opposition of the National Party fall apart due to campaigning on a similar platform to the New Gandhists.
The alliance for socialism, formed from dissaffected former Gandhists and the communist representatives suffered heavy losses.
Many opinion polls predicted no overall majority.
|Date||New Gandhist||Socialist Alliance||National Party||True Gandhism||United Democrat||Communists|
|Party||Popular Vote||Percentage||Seats Before||Seats After||Seat Change|
|Alliance for Socialism||89,210,748||15.39||268||97||-171|
|United Democratic Front||82,002,519||14.15||90||94||+4|
|True Gandhism for India||44,227,697||7.63||-||58||+58|
|National Party of India||37,477,073||6.47||103||19||-84|
|Communist Party of India||12,631,500||2.18||0||2||+2|