2024 Lok Sabha Elections: Andhra Pradesh

Here’s all you need to know about 2024 General Elections for the state of Andhra Pradesh

| Updated: 30 March, 2024 1:03 pm IST
2024 Lok Sabha Elections: Andhra Pradesh

The 2024 general election in Andhra Pradesh is set to take place on 13th May 2024. This electoral battle will determine the fate of 25 members who will represent the state in the 18th Lok Sabha. Andhra Pradesh, renowned for its strong local sentiments and intricate political landscape, has long posed a challenge for national parties vying for dominance during Lok Sabha elections.

Historically, Andhra Pradesh has been a battleground where political equations constantly evolve, often defying conventional wisdom. Here’s all you need to know:

Number of Constituencies:- 25

Names of Constituencies:-
1. Araku ST
2. Srikakulam
3. Vizianagaram
4. Visakhapatnam
5. Anakapalli
6. Kakinada
7. Amalapuram SC
8. Rajahmundry
9. Narasapuram
10. Eluru
11. Machilipatnam
12. Vijayawada
13. Guntur
14. Narasaraopet
15. Bapatla SC
16. Ongole
17. Nandyal
18. Kurnool
19. Anantapur
20. Hindupur
21. Kadapa
22. Nellore
23. Tirupati SC
24. Rajampet
25. Chittoor SC

Polling Schedule and Constituencies:-
The polling will unfold in a single phase
4th Phase: May 13, 2024
Constituencies:  All

Number of Voters:-
The total voters include 2 crore men, 2.08 crore women and 3,346 of the third-gender. Thus a total of 4.09 crore voters are set to cast their votes in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls 2024.

Contesting Parties:-
BJP
TDP
Jana Sena
YSR Congress Party
INC
CPI (M)
CPI
BSP

Major Alliances:-
NDA: BJP, TDP, Jana sena
UPA:  YSRC

Key Issues:-
Capital City Controversy, no major cities, Agricultural Crisis, Unemployment, infrastructure development

2019 Lok Sabha Results:-
Victory: In the previous elections, the YSRCP won 22 seats, while 3 seats went to Chandrababu Naidu’s TDP. YSRCP garnered 1.55 cr votes, 49%, while TDP won 1.25 cr votes or 40.19% The saffron party failed to esecure a single seat in the state.

MPs that won from YSRCP:

1 Goddeti Madhvi
2 Bellana Chandra Sekhar
3 MVV Satyanarayana
4 Beesetti Venkata Satyavarthi
5 Vanga Geethaviswanath
6 Chinta Anuradha
7 Margini Bharat
8 Kanumuru Raghu Rama Krishna Raju
9 Kotagiri Sridhar
10 Balashowry Vallabhaneni
11 Lavu Sri Krishna Devarayalu
12 Magunta Sreenivasulu Reddy
13 Pocha Brahmananda Reddy
14 Sanjeev Kumar
15 Talari Rangaiah
16 Kuruva Gorantla Madhav
17 Yeduguri Sandinti Reddy
18 Balli Durga Prasad Rao
19 PV Midhun Reddy
20 N Reddeppa

MPs that won from YSRCP:

1 Kesineni Srinivas
2 Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu
3 Jayadev Galla

Key Factors for NDA’s loss:-
1. The lack of assurances from the Modi government
2. Internal dissent
3. Unmet promises and perceived neglect of crucial developmental projects.

4. After losing Hyderabad, Naidu aimed for a grand Amaravati capital, pooling 30,000 acres but failed to develop it in 2014-2019.

Electors: 3,50,24,105
Votes Polled:  3,16,07,242
Turnout: 90.2%

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