In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state aassembly elections, Kanika Ganguly of CPI(M) won the Bally assembly seat defeating her nearest rivals, Rekha Raut of Trinamool Congress in 2006, Supriyo Basu of Congress in 2001 and Bani Kumar Singha of Congress in 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Patit Paban Pathak of CPI(M) defeated Supriyo Basu of Congress in 1991. Supriyo Basu of Congress defeated Patit Paban Pathak of CPI(M) in 1987. Patit Paban Pathak defeated Bani Kumar Singha of Congress in 1982 and Ganesh Pathak of Congress in 1977.
Bhabani Shankar Mukherjee of Congress won in 1972. Patit Paban Pathak won in 1971 and 1969. S.N.Mukherjee of Congress won in 1967. Shankar Lal Mukherjee of Congress won in 1962. Monilal Basu of Congress won in 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, Ratan Moni Chattopadhyay of Congress won the Bally seat.