According to the latest report from Karnataka State Election commission out of 1,083 zilla panchayat seats, the results of 1,038 seats have been declared. The BJP has won 390, Congress 488, Janata Dal (Secular) 131, CPM 1, Independent 27, JD(U) 1.
Out of 3,884 taluk panchayat seats, the results of 3,787 seats have been declared. The BJP has won 1,331, Congress 1,665 Janata Dal (Secular) 585, BSP 5, CPM 6, Independent 179, Janata Dal (U) 9, Others 17.
The counting began from 8 AM simultaneously at all district headquarters.
The results of these grassroots level elections is seen as a run up to the 2018 assembly elections as it would not only reflect the political mood of the people but also give their perception on Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in the state.