Preparations for floor test underway at Karnataka Assembly in Bengaluru in May 18, 2018. Earlier today the Supreme Court ordered the floor test in Assembly at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court ordered the floor test in Assembly at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
In the May 12 elections held in 222 constituencies across the state, 104 seats were won by the BJP, Congress (78), JD-S (37), one by independent, one by Bahujan Samaj Party and one by regional Karnataka Pragnyavantha Janatha Party.
Though the JD-S won 37 seats, its effective strength is 36 since its state President H.D. Kumaraswamy won from Channapatna and Ramanagara segments but has only one vote.