Yavatmal–Washim Lok Sabha Constituency is one of 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in the western state of Maharashtra. It was created in 2008 and the first election here was held in 2009.
The first phase of voting in seven constituencies of Maharashtra ended on April 11 with at least 53.97 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise in Yavatmal- Washim Lok Sabha constituency. The fate of seven candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.
Altogether 55.78 per cent voters today exercised their franchise in the first phase of polling in seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Yavatmal–Washim Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra:
|1||Pawar Ramesh Gorsing||Independent|
|3||Ankit Mohan Chandak||Independent|
|4||Sameer Arunrao Deshpande||Independent|
|5||Anil Jayram Rathod||Independent|
|6||Adv. Shahejad Samiullah Khan||Independent|
|7||Purushottam Domaji Bhajghaware||Rashtriya Bahujan Congress Party|
|8||Pawar Ramesh Gorsing||Janata Dal (Secular)|
|9||Ramrao Sawai Pawar||Independent|
|10||Shaikh Javed Shaikh Mushtaq||Independent|
|11||Naresh Mahadev Ghughane||Independent|
|13||Parashram Bhaosing Ade||Independent|
|14||Thakre Manikrao Govindrao||Indian National Congress|
|15||Rajesh Bhauraoji Raut||Gondvana Gantantra Party|
|16||Uttam Bhagaji||Prabuddha Republican Party|
|17||Pravin Govind Pawar||Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi|
|18||Salim Shah Suleman Shah||Independent|
|19||Bhavana Pundlikrao Gawali||Shivsena|
|20||Dr. Rajiv Agrawal||Independent|
|21||Vaishali Sudhakar Yede||Prahar Janshakti Party|
|22||Ravi Sampatrao Jadhao||Bahujan Mukti Party|
|23||Pundlik Baliram Rathod||Sanman Rajkiya Paksha|
|24||Noor Ali Meheboob Ali Shah||Independent|
|25||Arun Sakharam Kinwatkar||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|26||Simpal Rajkumar Rathod||Independent|
|27||Ankit Mohan Chandak||Independent|
|28||Shaikh Jabbar Shaikh Usuf||Independent|
Yavatmal–Washim constituency covers six assembly segments – Washim, Karanja, Ralegaon, Yavatmal, Digras and Pusad.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Bhavana Gawali, of the Shiv Sena – won with a margin of over 93 thousand votes. She had defeated Indian National Congress (INC) Shivajirao Moghe.
In the year 2009, Gawali won her seat by getting a margin of over 56 thousand votes, defeating INC's Harising Rathod.