Visakhapatnam East (Assembly constituency)

Telugu Desam Party Voter turnout Visakhapatnam district

Visakhapatnam East
Constituency
DistrictVisakhapatnam
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate272,215
Current constituency
Created2009
PartyTelugu Desam Party
MLARamakrishna Babu Velagapudi
ReservationGeneral

Visakhapatnam East 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 South, Visakhapatnam North, Visakhapatnam West and Gajuwaka.[2] Ramakrishna Babu Velagapudi is the present MLA of the constituency, who won the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election from Telugu Desam Party.[3] As of 25 March 2019, there a total of 271,215 electors in the constituency.[4]

Mandals

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

S.No Mandal Name
1 Visakhapatnam (Urban) Mandal (Part) Visakhapatnam (M.Corp) Ward No. 1 to 11 and 53 to 55

Members of Legislative Assembly

Year Member Political Party
2009 Ramakrishna Babu Velagapudi Telugu Desam Party
2014 Ramakrishna Babu Velagapudi Telugu Desam Party
2019 Ramakrishna Babu Velagapudi Telugu Desam Party

Election results

Assembly Elections 2009

2009 Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections: Visakhapatnam East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Ramakrishna Babu Velagapudi 44,233 32.03
Praja Rajyam Chennuboina Srinivasa Rao 40,202 29.11
INC Appa Rao Vurukuti 38,098 27.59
LSP JHANSI LAKSHMI RAVALA 10,022 7.35
BJP K.RAJAKUMARI 2,218 1.62
Majority 4,031 2.92
Turnout 138,104 68.22
TDP win (new seat)

Assembly elections 2014

2014 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Visakhapatnam East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Ramakrishna Babu Velagapudi 100,624 60.45
YSRCP Chennuboina Srinivasa Rao 52,741 31.69
Majority 47,883 28.76
Turnout 166,453 64.88 -3.34
TDP hold Swing

Assembly elections 2019

2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Visakhapatnam East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TDP Ramakrishna Babu Velagapudi 87,073 50.10 -10.35
YSRCP Akaramani Vijaya Nirmala 60,599 34.87 +3.18
Jana Sena Tatarao Kona 17,873 10.28 +10.28
Majority 26,474 15.23 -13.53
Turnout 173,804 64.73 -0.15
TDP hold Swing -10.35

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.