Congress-In general elections

Year General election Seats won Change in # of seats Percentage of vote Vote swing
Indian general election, 1951 1st Lok Sabha 364 44.99%
Indian general election, 1957 2nd Lok Sabha 371 Increase7 47.78% Increase 2.79%
Indian general election, 1962 3rd Lok Sabha 361 Decrease10 44.72% Decrease 3.06%
Indian general election, 1967 4th Lok Sabha 283 Decrease78 40.78% Decrease2.94%
Indian general election, 1971 5th Lok Sabha 352 Increase69 43.68% Increase 2.90%
Indian general election, 1977 6th Lok Sabha 153 Decrease199 34.52% Decrease9.16%
Indian general election, 1980 7th Lok Sabha> 351 Increase198 42.69% Increase 8.17%
Indian general election, 1984 8th Lok Sabha 415 Increase 64 49.01% Increase 6.32%
Indian general election, 1989 9th Lok Sabha 197 Decrease218 39.53% Decrease 9.48%
Indian general election, 1991 10th Lok Sabha 244 Increase 47 35.66% Decrease3.87%
Indian general election, 1996 11th Lok Sabha 140 Decrease104 28.80% Decrease 7.46%
Indian general election, 1998 12th Lok Sabha 141 Increase1 25.82% Decrease 2.98%
Indian general election, 1999 13th Lok Sabha 114 Decrease27 28.30% Increase 2.48%
Indian general election, 2004 14th Lok Sabha 145 Increase 32 26.7% Decrease1.6%
Indian general election, 2009 15th Lok Sabha 206 Increase 61 28.55% Increase2.02%
Indian general election, 2014 16th Lok Sabha 44 Decrease162 19.3% Decrease 9.25%