Jammu is one of the six Lok Sabha constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu registered 72.49 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 3.31 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 2005780 while the total voter turnout is 1454045. While in 2014, the constituency registered 69.18 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1810449 while the total voter's turnout was 1252429.
The first phase of voting in two constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir ended on April 11. The fate of 24 candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.
Altogether 56 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the first phase of polling in two Lok Sabha constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu Lok Sabha constituency comprises of twenty assembly segments namely, Samba (SC), Vijaypur, Nagrota, Gandhinagar, Jammu East, Jammu West, Bishnah, Ranbir Singh Pura, Suchetgarh, Marh, Raipur Domana, Akhnoor, Chhamb (SC), Nowshera, Darhal, Rajouri, Kalakot, Surankote, Mendhar and Poonch-Haveli.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Jammu Lok Sabha constituency of Jammu and Kashmir.
|1||Badri Nath||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|2||Prof. Bhim Singh||Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party|
|3||Jugal Kishore||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|4||Raman Bhalla||Indian National Congress|
|5||Javaid Ahmed||All India Forward Bloc|
|6||Sushil Kumar||Hindusthan Nirman Dal|
|7||Syed Aqib Hussain||Independent People’s Party|
|8||Gursagar Singh||Navarang Congress Party|
|10||Lal Singh||Dogra Swabhiman Sangathan Party,|
|11||Mohd Younis||Jammu & Kashmir Pir Panjal Awami Party|
|18||Tarseem Lal Khullar||Independent|
|22||Sakander Ahmad Nourani||Independent|
|23||Syed Zeshan Haider||Independent|
|25||Er. Ghulam Mustafa Chowdhary||Independent|
|26||Syed Aqib Hussain||Independent People’s Party|
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Jugal Kishore had won the seat by a massive margin of 2,57,280 votes. While Jugal Kishore Sharma had secured 6,19,995 votes, Congress candidate Madan Lal Sharma had bagged 3,62,715 votes.
In 2009, Congress leader Madan Lal Sharma had bagged 382305 votes to win the seat against his nearest rival Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lila Karan Sharma who secured 2,60,932 votes.
In the 2019 election, BJP has named Jugal Kishore Sharma while Congress has nominated Raman Bhalla from the seat.