South Goa is one of only two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa. The other is North Goa and both constituencies will vote in 2019 Lok Sabha election in the third phase - on April 23. The result will be out on May 23.
Cosme Francisco Caitano Sardinha of Indian National Congress, Adv. Narendra Sawaikar of Bharatiya Janata Party, Elvis Gomes of Aam Aadmi Party and Rakhi Amit Naik of of Shivsena are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from South Goa Lok Sabha constituency of Goa.
South Goa constituency covers as many as 20 assembly segments - Ponda, Shiroda, Marcaim, Mormugao, Vasco-Da-Gama, Dabolim, Cortalim, Nuvem, Curtorim, Fatorda, Margao, Benaulim, Navelim, Cuncolim, Velim, Quepem, Curchorem, Sanvordem, Sanguem and Canacona.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from South Goa Lok Sabha constituency of Goa.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||COSME FRANCISCO CAITANO SARDINHA||Indian National Congress|
|2||ADV. NARENDRA SAWAIKAR||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||ELVIS GOMES||Aam Aadmi Party|
|4||RAKHI AMIT NAIK||Shivsena|
|5||DR. KALIDAS PRAKASH VAINGANKAR||Independent|
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election here, Narendra Keshav Sawaikar reclaimed the seat from Congress and defeated Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco by a margin of 32,330 votes. The BJP had a vote share of 48.44 per cent as against 40.56 per cent of Congress.