Dapoli (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Dapoli Vidhan Sabha constituency is one of the 288 Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India.


Dapoli constituency is one of the five Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in Ratnagiri district.[1]

Before the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies in 2008, Dapoli was part of the Ratnagiri Lok Sabha constituency. After the delimitation, it became part of the Raigad Lok Sabha constituency along with five other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely Guhagar in the Ratnagiri district and Pen, Alibag, Shrivardhan and Mahad in the Raigad district.

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

  • 1990: Suryakant Dalvi, Shiv Sena[2]
  • 1995: Suryakant Dalvi, Shiv Sena
  • 1999: Suryakant Dalvi, Shiv Sena
  • 2004: Suryakant Dalvi, Shiv Sena
  • 2009: Suryakant Dalvi, Shiv Sena
  • 2014: Sanjay Kadam, Nationalist Congress Party[3]

Election results[edit]

General elections 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: Dapoli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
NCP Sanjay Kadam 52,907757 32.58
Shiv Sena Suryakant Dalvi 49,123 30.25
Independent Shashikant Dhadave 19,106 11.77
BJP Kedar Sathe 13,971 8.6
Majority 3,784
Turnout 1,62,376
NCP hold Swing

General elections 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: Dapoli
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Shiv Sena Suryakant Dalvi 74,973 53.59
INC Vijay Bhosale 28,169 20.13
MNS Santosh Shirke 12,481 8.92
Majority 46,804
Turnout 1,39,907
Shiv Sena hold Swing

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Archived from the original on 18 March 2010. Retrieved 6 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Sitting and previous MLAs from Dapoli Assembly Constituency". elections.in. 
  3. ^ "Maharashtra Assembly Election 2009 -Results" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 November 2009. Retrieved 6 September 2010.