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Shimoga Lok Sabha Elections

Shimoga is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka and it will be going to polls on April 23.

Voting for Lok Sabha election in Karnataka will be held in two phases on April 18 and April 23 and counting will be held on May 23.

Shimoga parliamentary constituency covers eight assembly segments – Shimoga Rural, Bhadravati, Shimoga, Tirthahalli, Shikaripura, Soraba, Sagar and Byndoor.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, B. S. Yeddyurappa of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – won by getting an overwhelming margin of just over 3.66 lakh votes. He had defeated Manjunath Bhandary of the Indian National Congress (INC). Yeddyurappa had secured 606216 votes while Bhandary got 242911 votes.

The voter turnout figure was at 72.36 percent across 1944 polling stations.

However, in 2018, Bye-elections were necessitated due to Yeddyurappa's resignation. In the 2018 Bye-elections B. Y. Raghavendra of the BJP had defeated Madhu Bangarappa of the JD(S).

Some of the other candidates in the fray were Geetha Shivarajkumar of the Janata Dal (Secular) andK. G. Sreedhar of the Aam Aadmi Party.

In the year 2009, B. Y. Raghavendra of the BJP managed to secure his winning position by getting over 52 thousand votes against INC's S. Bangarappa. While Raghavendra got 482470 seats, Bangarappa secured 429776 seats.

Other members in the fray were H. S. Shekarappa who was an Independent and J. Jayappa of the Bahujan Samaj Party.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
B.Y.Raghavendra. BJP

Won

728902
S.Madhubangarappa JD(S)

Lost

506212
Guddappa BSP

Lost

7339
Nota NOTA

Lost

6862
Shashikumar.S.Gowda IND

Lost

6845
Krishna.K. PPOI

Lost

5652
S.Umesha Varma IND

Lost

4464
Venkatesh.R UPP

Lost

4082
Shekara Naik IND

Lost

3929
K.C.Vinay Rajavath IND

Lost

3315
Mohammed Yusuf Khan IND

Lost

1578
N.T.Vijayakumar IND

Lost

1578
S.Umeshappa IND

Lost

1521

Shimoga News

65 per cent turnout in Karnataka's 14 Lok Sabha seats

65 per cent turnout in Karnataka's 14 Lok Sabha seats

Maintaining its lead and momentum, Shimoga in Malnad region registered the highest voting among the 14 seats with 73.59 per cent, followed by Chikkodi 72.74 per cent, Uttara Kannada 71.70 per cent

Apr 23, 2019, 22:22 PM IST
Shimoga Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Shimoga Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Shimoga Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka.

Apr 11, 2019, 17:47 PM IST
Shimoga Lok Sabha Constituency

Shimoga Lok Sabha Constituency

Shimoga parliamentary constituency covers eight assembly segments –  Shimoga Rural, Bhadravati, Shimoga, Tirthahalli, Shikaripura, Soraba, Sagar and Byndoor.

Apr 11, 2019, 17:35 PM IST
Karnataka by-elections: 66 per cent voter turnout registered

Karnataka by-elections: 66 per cent voter turnout registered

Around 66 per cent of the 54.5 lakh electorate voted on Saturday in the five by-elections across Karnataka, a poll official said.

Nov 03, 2018, 21:29 PM IST