In the 2010 state assembly elections, Poonam Devi Yadav of JD(U) won the Khagaria seat defeating her nearest rival Sushila Devi of LJP. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Poonam Devi (Yadav) representing JD(U) defeated Gita Yadav of CPI(M) in October 2005, and representing LJP defeated Chandramukhi Devi of BJP in February 2005. Yogendra Singh of CPI(M) defeated Chandramukhi Devi ofBJP in 2000. Chandramukhi Devi of BJP defeated Ranveer Yadav, Independent, in 1995. Ranveer Yadav, Independent, defeated Satyadeo Singh of Congress in 1990. Satyadeo Singh of Congress defeated Ram Sharan Yadav of Lok Dal in 1985. Ram Sharan Yaav of Janata Party (SC) defeated Krishna Chandar Verma of Congress (I) in 1980. Ram Sharan Yadav, Independent, defeated Ram Pravesh Prasad of CPI in 1977.