In the 2006 state assembly elections Malay Kumar Samanta of CPI (M) won the Chakdaha assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Naresh Chandra Chaki of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In 2001, 1996 and 1991, Satyasadhan Chakraborty of CPI (M) defeated his nearest rivals Gouri Sankar Dutta, Sukumar Sarkar and Sukumar Roy (all of Congress) in the respective years. In 1987 and 1982, Subhas Basu of CPI (M) defeated Sanatanu Bhowmick and Narendra Nath Sarkar (both of Congress) in the respective years. In 1977, Binoy Kumar Biswas, Independent, defeated Saradindu Biswas of Congress.
Hari Das Mitra of Congress won in 1972. Subhash Chandra Basu of CPI(M) won in 1971. Subal Chandra Mandal of Bangla Congress won in 1969. H.Mitra of Bangla Congress won in 1967. Santi Das of Congress won in 1962. Suresh Chandra Banerjee of PSP won in 1957. The Chakdaha seat was not there in 1951.