Shimoga (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency
Current MPCurrent MP (Successful candidate - P991) name is missing at d:Q4876992
PartyQualifier Political party (102) is missing under P585 in d:Q4876992
Elected Year2014 Election
StateKarnataka

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 250,000; Lingayats for 200,000; Deevaru for 180,000; Muslims for 160,000; and Brahmins and Vokkaligas for 105,000 each.[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]

General Election, 2019: 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 12,83,577 76.59 +11.53
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 10,71,053 65.06 -7.21
BJP hold Swing -2.96

General Election, 2014[edit]

General Election, 2014: 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 11,29,008 72.27 +5.80
BJP hold Swing +3.11

General Election, 2009[edit]

General Election, 2009: 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]

By-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
Janata Party 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". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 1 June 2005. Retrieved 7 February 2007.