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Goa Candidate List 2017 for Assembly Polls


Assembly elections are going to be held in Goa in single phase on February 4, 2017. The Goa legislative assembly comprises 40 members. The BJP and Congress are the main contenders in the state besides regional parties such as MGP and GVP. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has also emerged as an important third contender in the state. The Shiv Sena and Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) formalised their alliance to contest the Goa assembly elections together. According to the seat sharing deal between Shiv Sena and GSM, the Shiv Sena will contest three seats in North Goa and two seats in South Goa.

BJP Candidates for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

The BJP has named its candidates for 36 out of the 40 assembly segments of Goa for the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. The party named 29 candidates in its first list and seven candidates in its second list. Incumbent chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar and deputy chief minister Francis D'Souza are among the 19 incumbent MLAs of the party figuring in the first list. Eight Cabinet Ministers from the outgoing BJP government have also been renominated. Ramrao Wagh, a professor in Goa University, is going to contest from North Goa's St. Andre, the seat held by his ailing elder brother and Deputy Speaker Vishnu Wagh.

Some of the candidates named in the second list are Vishwajit K. Rane (Poriem), Satyavijay S. Naik (Valpoi). The party has dropped two sitting MLAs Anant Shet and Ramesh Bombo Tawadkar from Mayem and Canacona respectively, replacing them with Pravin Zantye and Vijay A Pai Khot. The BJP has decided not to project Laxmikant Parsekar as its chief ministerial candidate. The last date for filing nomination is January 18. Polling in Goa is scheduled to be held on February 4.

Sl. No.AC No.AC NameName of Candidates
11MandremShri Laxmikant Yeshwant Parsekar, Sitting MLA
22Pernem (SC)Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, Sitting MLA
33BicholimShri Rajesh Tulshidas Patnekar
44ThivimShri Kiran Kandolkar, Sitting MLA
55MapusaShri Francis D'Souza, Sitting MLA
66SiolimShri Dayanand Rayu Mandrekar, Sitting MLA
77SaligaoShri Dilip Dnyaneshwar Parulekar, Sitting MLA
88CalanguteShri Michael V. Lobo, Sitting MLA
99PorvorimShri Guruprasad Pawaskar
1010AldonaShri Glenn Souza Ticlo, Sitting MLA
1111PanajiShri Sidharth Sripad Kuncalienker, Sitting MLA
1212TaleigaoShri Dattaprasad Madhukar Naik
1313St. CruzShri Hemant Dinanath Golatkar
1414St. AndreShri Ramrao Surya Naik Wagh
1515CumbharjuaShri Pandurang Arjun Madkaikar
1617SanquelimDr. Pramod Pandurang Sawant, Sitting MLA
1722SirodaShri Mahadev Narayan Naik, Sitting MLA
1823MarcaimShri Pradeep Pundalik Shet
1924MormugaoShri Milind Sagun Naik, Sitting MLA
2025Vasco-da-GamaShri Carlos Jose Luis Almeida, Sitting MLA
2126DabolimShri Mauvin Manuel Godinho
2227CortalimSmt. Alina Matanhy Saldanha, Sitting MLA
2330FatordaShri Damodar (Damu) Gajanan Naik
2431MargaoShri Sharmad Pai Raiturcar
2534CuncolimShri Subhash @ Rajan Kashinath Naik, Sitting MLA
2636QuepemShri Prakash Shankar Velip
2737CurchoremShri Nilesh Joao Cabral, Sitting MLA
2838SanvordemShri Ganesh Chandru Gaonkar, Sitting MLA
2939SanguemShri Subhash Uttam Phal Dessai, Sitting MLA
Second List
3016MayemShri Pravin Zantye
3118PoriemShri Vishwajit K. Rane
3219ValpoiShri Satyavijay S. Naik
3321PondaShri Sunil N. Desai
3429CurtorimShri Arthur D'Silva
3535VelimShri Vinay Tari
3640CanaconaShri Vijay A. Pai Khot

AAP Candidates list for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

AAP has declared a total of 36 candidates for the Goa Assembly Elections out of 40 Assembly constituencies.
The Aam Aadmi Party has named former bureaucrat Elvis Gomes as its chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Goa Assembly elections early in 2017. The announcement was made by Aam Aadmi Party national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a rally at Cuncolim in South Goa.

AC No.AC NameCandidate's Name
7SaligaoPradeep Padgaonkar
36QuepemManuel Colaco
15CumbarjuaPrakash Naik
33NavelimSiddarth Karapurkar
30FatordaRanjit Cottacarvalho
4TivimPradeep Amonkar
10AldonaUrsula D'Souza
37CurchoremJames Fernandes
39SanguemMilind Gauns
40CanaconaSandesh Telekar
34CuncolimElvis Gomes (CM Candidate)
39SanguemRavidra Velip
9PorvorimRajesh Volvoikar
12TaleigaoCecille Rodrigues
32BenaulimYoyla Clarina Farnandes
24MormugaoKarl Vaz
-MadkaiSurel Datta Tilve
1MandreamDevendra Prabhudessai
27CortalimOlencio Simoes
18PoriemSitaram Gauns
11PanajiValmiki Naik
22ShirodaMolu Velip
16MayemAdv Ajit Singh Rane
35VelimCruz Silva
2BicholimSainath Patekar
6SiolimVishnu Naik
87CalanguteGodwin Fernandes
5MapusaSraddha Khalap
25Vasco-da-gamaLorreta D'Souza
28Nuvem Dr Mariano Godinho
13St. CruzJoe Gomes
14St. AndreRam Kankonkar
31MargaoSantosh Pai Raiturkar
29CurtorimEdwin Domnic Vaz
26DabolimVasant Sahadev Naik
19ValpoiAshish Kanekar


Congress List of Candidates for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

AC No.AC NameCandidates Name
1MandremDayanand Sopte
2PernemVikesh Hasotikar
3BicholimManohar Shirodkar
4TivimNilkant Halankar
5MapusaVijay Bhike
6SiolimNot declared
7SaligaoNot declared
8CalanguteJoseph Sequeira 
9PorvorimRohan Khaunte (Independent)
10AldonaAmarnath Panajikar
11PanajiAtanasio Monserratte (United Goan Party)
12TaleigaoJennifer Monserrate
13St. CruzTony Fernandes
14St AndreFrancisco Silveira
15CumbarjuaFialho Xavier 
16MaemSantosh Sawanth
17SanquelimDharmesh Saglani
18PoriemPratapsingh R Rane
19ValpoiVishwajeet Rane
20PriolNot declared
21PondaRavi Naik
22SirodaSubhash Shirodkar
23MarcaimUrmila Naik
24MormugaoSankalp Amonkar
25Vasco-da-gamaSaifulla Khan
26DabolimFrancisco Jose Nunes
27CortalimGilbert Mariano Rodrigues
28NuvemWilfred D'Sa
29CurtorimAleixo Reginaldo Lourenco
30Fatorda Vijai Sardesai (Goa Forward)
31MargaoDigambar Kamat
32BenaulimEdwin Barretto
33NavelimLuizinho Faleiro
34CuncolimClafacio Dias
35VelimFilipe Neri Rodrigues
36QuepemChandrakant Kavalekar
37ChurchoremRosario Fernandes
38SanvordemShankar Kirlapalkar
39SanguemSavitri Kawlekar
40CanaconaIsidore Fernandes


Shiv Sena (SS) Candidates list for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

The Shiv Sena in Goa has announced names of three of its candidates for the coming Goa assembly elections. The Shiv Sena has also been reportedly in talks with Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) with regard to forging an alliance. The candidates who have been named so far are Michael Carrasco for Mapusa, Tulshidas Chodankar for Mayem and Nilesh Joshi for Curtorim besides Sudeep Tamankar for Siolim. Tamankar, whi is the Shiv Sena's chief in Goa said that the party had decided to announce the candidates' name in order to give them sufficient time for campaigning.
AC No.AC NameCandidate's Name
6Siolim Sudeep Tamankar
5MapusaMichael Carrasco
16MayemTulshidas Chodankar
29CurtorimNilesh Joshi

NCP Candidates list for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

AC No.AC NameCandidate's Name
25Vasco-da-gamaJose Philip D'Souza
32BenaulimChurchill Alemao
27Cortalim Nelly Rodrigues
28Nuvem Vincent Rodrigues
7SaligaoDevanand Naik


Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) Candidates list for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

AC No.AC NameCandidate's Name
13St. CruzPrakash Naik
10AldonaMahesh Satelkar
9PorvorimRajesh Amonkar 
31MargaoJayesh Naik
37CortalimSuman Sharma


Candidate List News And Updates

January 12, 2017 12:45 PM
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January 03, 2017 11:39 AM
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January 02, 2017 02:32 PM
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December 23, 2016 11:46 AM
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December 20, 2016 10:53 AM
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Last Updated on Jan 19, 2017


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