Machilipatnam (Assembly constituency)

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Machilipatnam
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictKrishna
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate171,433
Current constituency
Created2009
PartyTelugu Desam Party
MLAKollu Ravindra
ReservationNo

Machilipatnam (Assembly constituency) is a constituency of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly in India. It is one of 16 constituencies in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. The constituency was earlier a part of Avanigadda (Assembly constituency). As per the Delimitation Orders (2008), it was the newly formed constituency, covering Machilipatnam mandal and it is also a part of Machilipatnam (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of legislative assembly[edit]

Kollu Ravindra is the present MLA of the constituency, representing Telugu Desam Party.[2] He defeated Perni Venkatramaiah of YSR Congress Party in the 2014 Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elections.[3]

MLA Party Span
Kollu Ravindra TDP (2014 – till date)
Perni Venkataramaiah INC (2009 – 2014)

Source: Constituency results[3]

Election results[edit]

Assembly elections 2014[edit]

Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2014: Machilipatnam[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Kollu Ravindra 75,209 53.43
YSRCP Perni Venkatramaiah 59,403 42.20
Majority 15,806 11.23
Turnout 140,772 82.11
TDP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (pdf). Election Commission of India. p. 21. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  2. ^ "MLA". AP State Portal. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Machilipatnam Assembly 2014 Election Results". Elections.in. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Constituency: Machilipatnam (209)". Empowering India. Retrieved 4 May 2015.