Machilipatnam (Assembly constituency)

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Machilipatnam
Constituency
for the Vidhan Sabha
DistrictKrishna
StateAndhra Pradesh
Electorate184,506
Current constituency
Created2019
PartyYSR Congress Party
MLAPerni Venkataramaiah (Perni Nani)
ReservationGeneral

Machilipatnam (Assembly constituency) is a constituency in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, representing the state legislative assembly in India.[1] It is one of the seven assembly segments of Machilipatnam (Lok Sabha constituency), along with Gannavaram, Gudivada, Pedana, Avanigadda, Pamarru SC and Penamaluru.[2] Perni Venkataramaiah (Perni Nani) is the present MLA of the constituency, who won the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election from YSR Congress Party.[3] As of 25 March 2019, there a total of 184,506 electors in the constituency.[4]

Mandals[edit]

Machilipatnam mandal is the only mandal that forms the assembly constituency.[2]

Members of legislative assembly[edit]

Perni Venkataramaiah is the present MLA of the constituency, representing YSR Congress Party.[5] He defeated Kollu Ravindra of Telugu Desam Party in the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elections.[6]

MLA Party Span Ref
Perni Venkataramaiah YSRCP (2019 – Till Date)
Kollu Ravindra TDP (2014–2019) [7]
Perni Venkataramaiah INC (2009–2014)
Perni Venkataramaiah INC (2004–2009)

Source: Constituency results[6]

Election results[edit]

Assembly elections 2019[edit]

2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election: Machilipatnam[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
YSR Congress Perni Venkatramaiah 66,141 44.36
Telugu Desam Kollu Ravindra 60,290 40.44
Majority 5,932 8.96
Turnout 147,180 79.77
YSR Congress gain from Telugu Desam Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. 17 December 2018. pp. 21, 31. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Assembly Election 2019". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Electors Summary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  5. ^ "MLA". AP State Portal. Retrieved 12 October 2019. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ a b "Machilipatnam Assembly 2019 Election Results". Elections.in. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  7. ^ "The Andhra Pradesh Gazette, Part-V Extraordinary" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad. 20 May 2014. p. 13. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Constituency: Machilipatnam (209)". Empowering India. Retrieved 4 May 2015.