Jaipur, Dec 12: The Congress emerged as a single largest party in Rajasthan on Wednesday.
In the 200-member Rajasthan Assembly, the Congress clinched 99 seats, while its pre-poll ally Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) won one.
The BJP was far behind with 73 seats.
Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, state Congress president Sachin Pilot are leading contenders for the top position.
Polling was conducted in 199 out of 200 seats on December 7, saw voter-turnout of 73.85 percent.
The candidate of the Ramgarh seat in Alwar district died, postponing the polling on one seat.
To form a government in the state, a party require 100 seats.