Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Tumkur constituency, Karnataka
Tumkur is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka. Situated in Tumakuru, Tumkur city is the administrative seat of power as well as the Municipal Corporation of the District. According to the Election Commission of India’s 2009 data, the total electorates in the Tumkur Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 19) were 1,388,773 of which 683,193 are women and 705,580 are males.
Congress’s SP Muddahanumegowda had won the 2014 election with a margin of nearly 75,000 votes, defeating his BJP rival GS Basavaraj.
The general elections will be held across India in seven phases beginning April 11 and the counting of votes will take place on May 23.
Here’s all you need to know about Tumkur Lok Sabha constituency:
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Tumkur
Date of voting: April 18
2019 candidates: G S Basavaraju (BJP), HD Deve Gowda JD(S) supremo
Sitting MP, Party: S. P. Muddahanumegowda, Congress
Winning margin in 2014: 74,041
Runner up name, party: GS Basavaraj, BJP
Number of voters in 2014: 1,102,012
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 75
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1826
Number of women voters: 535,872