Kodarma Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Jharkhand state.
Kodarma registered 66.68 percent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 4.15 percent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1812085 while 1208251 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 62.53 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1639243 while 1024965 voted.
Annpurna Devi of Bharatiya Janata Party, Kanchan Kumari of All India Trinamool Congress and Sarfaraj Ahmad of Bahujan Samaj Party are a few prominent candidates contesting for general elections 2019 from Kodarma Lok Sabha Constituency of Jharkhand.
Kodarma Lok Sabha constituency comprises of six assembly segments - Kodarma, Barkatha, Dhanwar, Bagodar, Jamua and Gandey.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Kodarma Lok Sabha Constituency of Jharkhand.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||ANNPURNA DEVI||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|2||KANCHAN KUMARI||All India Trinamool Congress|
|3||BABU LAL MARANDI||Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik)|
|4||SARFARAJ AHMAD||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|5||AJAY KRISHNA||Rashtriya Jansangharsh Swaraj Party|
|6||AVADHESH KUMAR SINGH||Vishva SHakti Party|
|7||TUKLAL NAYAK||Hindusthan Nirman Dal|
|8||DAYANAND KUMAR||Janata Congress|
|9||BAYAS KUMAR||Moolniwasi Samaj Party|
|10||RAJ KUMAR YADAV||Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation)|
|11||SHIVNATH SAW||All India Forward Bloc|
|13||MD. MAHBOOB ALAM||Independent|
|14||RAMESHWAR PRASAD YADAV||Independent|
The election here were conducted on May 6, 2019, as per the Phase V schedule announced by the Election Commission and the counting will be held on May 23.
BJP leader Ravindra Kumar Ray is the sitting Member of Parliament from here. In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Ray received 365410 votes and defeated CPI(ML) candidate Raj Kumar Yadav who got 266,756 votes.