Champua (Sl. No.: 25) is a Vidhan Sabhaconstituency of Kendujhar district. Area of this constituency include Joda, Barbil, Joda block and 17 GPs (Kodagadia, Jamudalak, Rajia, Kalikaprasad, Rimuli, Badanai, Sarei, Champua,Kutariposi, Sunaposi, Karanjia, Rangamatia, Uchabali, Bhanda,Kashipal, Padua and Chandrasekharpur) of Champua block.
In 2014 election Independent candidate Mr. Sanatan Mahakud, defeated Biju Janata Dal candidate the oriya comedy king Tatwa Prakash Satpathy(Pappu Pampam) by a margin of appro. 14000 votes, while in previous 2009 election Independent candidate Jitu Patnaik, defeated then Indian National Congress candidate Mr. Sanatan Mahakud by a margin of only 145 votes.