Anakapalli is one of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh and has always voted either for Congress or for TDP in Lok Sabha elections.
Anakapalli registered 80.96 percent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 7.86 percent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1517497 while 1228541 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 73.10 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1555678 while 1137257 voted.
The first phase of voting in Anakapalli – one of the 25 parliamentary constituencies of Andhra Pradesh where polling was held - ended on April 11. The fate of 10 candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared. The total voter turnout recorded in Andhra Pradesh was 76.69 per cent.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Anakapalli Lok Sabha constituency of Andhra Pradesh.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||ADARI ANAND KUMAR||Telugu Desam|
|2||Dr. Gandi Venkata Satyanarayana Rao (Dr Vikram)||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||Dr.Beesetti Venkata Satyavathi||Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party|
|4||Ruthala Srirama Murthy||Indian National Congress|
|5||P.S.AJAY KUMAR||Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation)|
|6||K B SWAROOP||Jana Jagruti Party|
|7||Chintala Partha Sarathi||Janasena Party|
|8||Taadi Veera Jagadeeshwari||Pyramid Party of India|
|9||Vadlamuri Krishna Swaroop||Dalita Bahujana Party|
|10||Appala Naidu Tummagunta||Independent|
The Congress party dominated Anakapalli constituency in 1962, 1967, 1971, 1977 and 1980. It was only in 1984 that TDP made its first mark here. After two subsequent defeats - in 1989 and 1991 to Congress, TDP once again managed to stage a win in 1996. Congress fought back in 1998 but then lost out to TDP in 1999 and 2004. The party would come back to a win in 2009 before completely folding in 2014.