Vizianagaram (Assembly constituency)

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Vizianagaram
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictVizianagaram
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate231,554
Current constituency
PartyYSR Congress Party
MLAVeera Bhadra Swamy Kolagatla
ReservationGeneral

Vizianagaram Assembly constituency is a constituency in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, representing the state legislative assembly in India.[1] It is one of the seven assembly segments of Vizianagaram (Lok Sabha constituency), along with Etcherla, Rajam (SC), Bobbili, Cheepurupalli, Gajapathinagaram and Nellimarla.[2] Veera Bhadra Swamy Kolagatla is the present MLA of the constituency, who won the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election from YSR Congress Party.[3] As of 25 March 2019, there a total of 231,554 electors in the constituency.[4]

Mandals[edit]

Vizianagaram mandal is the only mandal that forms a part of the constituency.[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election results[edit]

Assembly Elections 2004[edit]

2004 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Vizianagaram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Kolagatla Veerabhadra Swamy 47,444 40.60
Telugu Desam Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati 46,318 39.64
INC Gurana Sadhu Rao 19,861 17.00
Majority 1,126 0.96
Turnout 116,857 64.64 -1.23
Independent gain from Telugu Desam Swing

Assembly Elections 2009[edit]

2009 Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections: Vizianagaram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati 52,890 38.18
INC Kolagatla Veerabhadra Swamy 49,608 35.81 -
Praja Rajyam Geetha Meesala 28,341 20.46
Majority 3,282 2.37
Turnout 138,543 64.74 +0.10
Telugu Desam gain from Independent Swing

Assembly elections 2014[edit]

2014 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Vizianagaram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam Geetha Meesala 77,320 49.82
YSR Congress Kolagatla Veerabhadra Swamy 61,916 39.89
Majority 15,404 9.93
Turnout 155,206 71.87 +7.13
Telugu Desam hold Swing

Assembly elections 2019[edit]

2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Vizianagaram
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Telugu Desam ADITI VIJAYALAKSHMI GAJAPATHI RAJU PUSAPATI 72432 44.05
YSR Congress Kolagatla Veerabhadra Swamy 78849 47.96
Majority 6400 4
Turnout
YSR Congress gain from Telugu Desam Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. 17 December 2018. pp. 17, 30. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Assembly Election 2019". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  5. ^ "The Andhra Pradesh Gazette, Part-V Extraordinary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad. 20 May 2014. p. 10. Retrieved 13 June 2019.