Visakhapatnam South (Assembly constituency)

Telugu Desam Party Indian National Congress YSR Congress Party

Visakhapatnam South
Constituency
DistrictVisakhapatnam
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate209,186
Current constituency
Created2009
PartyYSR Congress Party
MLAVasupalli Ganesh Kumar
ReservationGeneral

Visakhapatnam South Assembly constituency is a constituency in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, representing the state legislative assembly in India.[1] It is one of the seven assembly segments of Visakhapatnam (Lok Sabha constituency), along with Bheemili, Visakhapatnam East, Visakhapatnam North, Visakhapatnam West and Gajuwaka.[2] Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar is the present MLA of the constituency, who won the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election from Telugu Desam Party but later defected to YSR Congress Party.[3] As of 25 March 2019, there a total of 209,186 electors in the constituency.[4]

Mandals

The mandal and wards that forms the assembly constituency are:[2]

S.No Mandal Name
1 Visakhapatnam (Urban) Mandal (Part) Visakhapatnam (M.Corp) Ward No. 12 to 34, 42 to 43 and 46 to 48

Members of Legislative Assembly

Year Member Political Party
2009 Dronamraju Srinivasa Rao Indian National Congress
2014 Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar Telugu Desam Party
2019 Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar Telugu Desam Party

Election results

Assembly Elections 2009

2009 Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections: Visakhapatnam South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Dronamraju Srinivasa Rao 45,971 35.66
Praja Rajyam Kola Guruvulu 45,630 35.40
TDP Ganesh Kumar Vasupalli 24,208 18.78
BJP CHALLA MAHA LAKSHMI 2,128 1.65
Majority 341 0.26
Turnout 128,907 73.84
INC win (new seat)

Assembly elections 2014

2014 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Visakhapatnam South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Ganesh Kumar Vasupalli 66,686 51.45
YSRCP Kola Guruvulu 48,370 37.32
Majority 18,316 14.13
Turnout 129,613 65.65 -8.19
TDP gain from INC Swing

Assembly elections 2019

2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Visakhapatnam South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Ganesh Kumar Vasupalli 52,172 41.5
YSRCP Dronamraju Srinivasa Rao 48,443 38.54
Jana Sena Gampala Giridhar 18,119 14.41
Majority 3,729 2.96
Turnout
TDP hold Swing

See also

References

  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.