Shimoga (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Shimoga
Lok Sabha Constituency
Elected Year2019
Constituency Details
Assembly ConstituenciesSee Below

Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India. As of 2005 it had 1,286,181 voters, of whom Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes account for more than 250,000; Lingayats for around 200,000; Deevaru for 160,000; Muslims for 150,000; and Brahmins and Vokkaligas for 105,000 and others 200,000.[1]

Assembly segments[edit]

Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency consists eight assembly segments covering Sagara, Shikaripura, Sorab, Shivamogga, Bhadravathi and Tithahalli taluks of Shimoga district and Byndoor of Udupi District. These are:

  1. Shimoga Rural
  2. Bhadravati
  3. Shimoga
  4. Tirthahalli
  5. Shikaripura
  6. Soraba
  7. Sagar
  8. Byndoor

Members of Parliament[edit]

SI No. Year Name Party
1. 1952 K.G. Wodeyar Indian National Congress
2. 1957 K.G. Wodeyar Indian National Congress
3. 1962 S. V. Krishnamoorthy Rao Indian National Congress
4. 1967 J. H. Patel Samyukta Socialist Party
5. 1971 T. V. Chandrashekarappa Indian National Congress
6. 1977 A. R. Badri Narayan Indian National Congress
7. 1980 S. T. Quadri Indian National Congress (I)
8. 1984 T. V. Chandrashekarappa Indian National Congress
9. 1989 T. V. Chandrashekarappa Indian National Congress (I)
10. 1991 K. G. Shivappa Indian National Congress
11. 1996 Sarekoppa Bangarappa Indian National Congress
12. 1998 Ayanur Manjunath Bharatiya Janata Party
13. 1999 Sarekoppa Bangarappa Indian National Congress
14. 2004 Sarekoppa Bangarappa Bharatiya Janata Party
15. 2005* Sarekoppa Bangarappa Samajwadi Party
16. 2009 B. Y. Raghavendra Bharatiya Janata Party
17. 2014 B. S. Yeddyurappa Bharatiya Janata Party
18. 2018* B. Y. Raghavendra Bharatiya Janata Party
19. 2019 B. Y. Raghavendra Bharatiya Janata Party

*By Election in 2005 & 2018

Election Results[edit]

General Election, 2019[edit]

2019 Indian general elections: Shimoga
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP B. Y. Raghavendra 7,29,872 56.86 +6.13
JD(S) S. Madhu Bangarappa 5,06,512 39.46 -6.40
BSP Guddappa 7,350 0.57 +0.57
IND. Shashikumar S. Gowda 6,845 0.53 -1.07
PPI K. Krishna 5,653 0.44 +0.44
NOTA None of the Above 6,868 0.54 -0.46
Majority 2,23,360 17.40 +12.53
Turnout 12,84,067 76.58 +11.52
BJP hold Swing +6.13

By Election, 2018[edit]

By Election, 2018: Shimoga
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP B. Y. Raghavendra 5,43,306 50.73 -2.96
JD(S) S. Madhu Bangarappa 4,91,158 45.86 +24.55
IND. Shashikumar S. Gowda 17,189 1.60 +1.60
JD(U) Mahima J. Patel 8,713 0.81 +0.41
NOTA None of the Above 10,687 1.00 +0.37
Majority 52,148 4.87 -27.30
Turnout 10,71,099 65.06 -7.30
BJP hold Swing -2.96

General Election, 2014[edit]

2014 Indian general elections: Shimoga
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP B. S. Yeddyurappa 6,06,216 53.69 +3.11
INC Manjunath Bhandary 2,42,911 21.52 -23.52
JD(S) Geetha Shivarajkumar 2,40,636 21.31 +21.31
AAP K. G. Sreedhar 7,542 0.67 +0.67
BSP Kunaje Manjunatha Gowda 5,053 0.45 -0.41
NOTA None of the Above 7,077 0.63 +0.63
Margin of victory 3,63,305 32.17 +26.63
Turnout 11,30,364 72.36 +5.89
BJP hold Swing +3.11

General Election, 2009[edit]

2009 Indian general elections: Shimoga
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP B. Y. Raghavendra 4,82,783 50.58 +30.69
INC S. Bangarappa 4,29,890 45.04 +11.27
IND. H. S. Shekarappa 10,850 1.14 +1.14
BSP J. Jayappa 8,205 0.86 +0.86
AIJMK C. Murugan 6,046 0.63 +0.63
Majority 52,893 5.54 +3.31
Turnout 9,54,407 66.47 +8.26
BJP gain from SP Swing +14.58

By Election, 2005[edit]

Bye-Election, 2005: Shimoga
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SP S. Bangarappa 2,69,013 36.00
INC Ayanur Manjunath 2,52,376 33.77
BJP M. B. Bhanuprakash 1,48,640 19.89
JD(S) L. T. Thimmappa Hegde 54,578 7.30
JD(U) Shivalinga Swami 8,834 1.18
Independent Bhadre Shivappa 54,578 1.17
JP K. S. Sathyanarayana 5141 0.69
Majority 16,949 2.23
Turnout 7,48,351 58.21
SP gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aggressive campaigning by all parties for Shimoga byelection". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 1 June 2005. Archived from the original on 1 October 2007. Retrieved 7 February 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)