Machilipatnam is one of 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh. It has over 13 lakh voters and has seven Assembly segments - Machilipatnam, Pedana, Gudivada Gannavaram, Penamaluru, Pamarru and Avanigadda.
Narsapuram registered 83.84 percent voter turnout in Lok Sabha Election 2019, a gain of 17 percent from 2014. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1472844 while 1234891 came out to exercise their franchise. While in 2014, the constituency registered 66.84 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1511447 while 1010300 voted.
The first phase of voting in Machilipatnam – one of the 25 parliamentary constituencies of Andhra Pradesh where polling was held - ended on April 11. The fate of 12 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 Machilipatnam Lok Sabha constituency of Andhra Pradesh.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||KONAKALLA NARAYANA RAO||Telugu Desam|
|2||GUDIVAKA RAMANJANEYULU||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||PERAM SIVA NAGESWARA RAO||Republican Party of India (A)|
|4||GOLLU KRISHNA||Indian National Congress|
|5||BALASHOWRY VALLABHANENI||Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party|
|6||BANDREDDI RAMAKRISHNA||Janasena Party|
|7||YARLAGADDA RAMA MOHANA RAO||Bahujan Maha Party|
|8||VALLURU VENKATESWARA RAO||Pyramid Party of India|
|10||NADAKUDITI NAGA GAYATHRI||Independent|
|11||GUDIVAKA VENKATA NAGA BASAVA RAO||Independent|
|12||VIJAYA LAKSHMI CHALAPAKA||Independent|
In the previous Lok Sabha election, it was expected that TDP and YSRCP would engage in a close fight. In the end, TDP's Konakalla Narayana Rao (587,280 votes) defeated YSRCP's Kolusu Partha Sarathy (506,223 votes).
Congress' Sistla Ramesh could only manage 14,111 votes. This was a poor reflection on how the party had traditionally fared here - winning the Lok Sabha elections in 1959, 1967, 1971, 1977, 1980, 1984, 1989, 1998 and 2004.