Damoh Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh. This constituency came into existence in 1962. It covers the entire Damoh district and parts of Sagar and Chhatarpur districts.
The Damoh Lok Sabha Constituency has a total of eight assembly segments - Deori, Rehli, Banda, Malhara, Pathariya, Damoh, Jabera and Hatta.
Voting for Madhya Pradesh's 29 parliamentary constituencies will take place in four phases between April 29 to May 19. The BJP, which has been in the power in Madhya Pradesh since 1998 till the 2018 Assembly polls, had won 27 of the 29 seats in the state in 2014 Lok Sabha election.
The election here will be conducted on May 6, 2019, as per the Phase V schedule announced by the Election Commission.
Prahlad Singh Patel of BJP is the sitting Member of Parliament from this constituency.
From the Lok Sabha elections of 1989 up to the present, the Betul constituency has remained in the hands of the BJP, although the Congress party remained prominent in this seat in the early years.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Patel has been renominated by the BJP. He will be contesting against Congress candidate Pratap Singh and Bharat Singh Mehdela of PSP(L).
The Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be held between April 11 and May 19 and the counting of votes will take on May 23.
The polling is scheduled to happen in 115 Lok Sabha constituencies of 14 states during the third phase.