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Karnataka By Election 2018


Karnataka By-Election 2018 - Results

SI. No.StateName of Parliamentary ConstituencyParliamentary Constituency No.Winner NameWinning Party
1KarnatakaShimoga PC14BY RaghavendraBJP
2KarnatakaBellary (ST) PC9VS UgruppaCongress
3KarnatakaMandya PC20LR ShivaramegowdaJD(S) 
SI. No.StateName of Assembly ConstituencyAssembly Constituency No.Winner NameWinning Party
1KarnatakaRamanagaram183Anitha Kumaraswamy JD(S) 
2KarnatakaJamkhandi21A S NyamagoudaCongress

Karnataka By-Election 2018

There are three clear vacancies in the Lok Sabha from Parliamentary Constituencies of Karnataka, which need to be filled up:


After taking into consideration various factors weather conditions etc., the Commission has decided vacancies as per the programme mentioned as under:-

Karnataka By-Election 2018 - Assembly Constituency

SI. No.StateNumber & Name of Assembly Constituency
1Karnataka 183-Ramanagaram AC
2Karnataka 21- Jamkhandi AC

Poll EventsSchedule
Date of Issue of Gazette Notification9.10.2018 (TUE)
Last Date of Nominations16.10.2018 (TUE)
Date for Scrutiny of Nominations17.10.20L8 (WED)
Last Date for Withdrawal of candidatures20.L0.20L8 (SAT)
Date of Poll03.11.2018 (SAT)
Date of Counting06.11.2018 (TUE)
Date before which election shall be completed08.11.2018 (THU)

Karnataka By-Election 2018 - Parliamentary Constituency

SI. No.StateNumber & Name of Parliamentary Constituency
1Karnataka 14 - Shimoga PC
2Karnataka 9 - Bellary (ST) PC
3Karnataka 20 - Mandya PC

Poll EventsSchedule
Date of Issue of Gazette Notification9.10.2018 (TUE)
Last Date of Nominations16.10.2018 (TUE)
Date for Scrutiny of Nominations17.10.20L8 (WED)
Last Date for Withdrawal of candidatures20.L0.20L8 (SAT)
Date of Poll03.11.2018 (SAT)
Date of Counting06.11.2018 (TUE)
Date before which election shall be completed08.11.2018 (THU)

Electoral Roll

The Electoral Rolls for all the aforesaid Lok Sabha and Assembly Constituencies have been finally published w.r.t 01.01.2018.



Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and VVPATs
The Commission has decided to use EVMs and VVPATs in the bye-elections in all the polling stations. Adequate numbers of EVMs and VVPATs have been made available and all steps have been taken to ensure that the polls are conducted smoothly with the help of these machines.

Identification Voters
In consonance with the past practice, the Commission has decided that the voter's identification shall be mandatory in the aforementioned bye- elections at the time of poll. Electoral Photo Identity Cards (IEPIC) shall be the main document of identification of a voter. However, in order to ensure that no voter is deprived of his/her franchise, if his/her name figures in the Electoral Rolls, separate instructions will be issued to allow additional documents for identification of voters at the time of poll in the said bye elections.

Model Code of Conduct
The Model Code of Conduct shall come into force with immediate effect in the district(s) in which the whole or any part of the Parliamentary/Assembly Constituency going for bye-election is included, subject to partial modification as issued vide Commission's instruction No. 437 /6/1NST2016-CCS, dated 29th June, Z1LT (available on the Commission's website). The Model Code of Conduct shall be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the State Government concerned. The Model Code of Conduct shall also be applicable to the Union Government for the State concerned.

List of the party campaigners availing the benefits of the clause A of explanation given under Section 77(1) of the Representation People Act 1951

Star Campaigners

For the Bye-elections to Bellary, Shimoga & Mandya Parliamentary Constituencies & Jamakhandi & Ramanagara Assembly Constituencies, the elections to be held on 03-11-2018

1. Sri K.C. Venugopal, General Secretary, AICC21. Sri Venkataramanappa, Minister
2. Sri Dinesh Gundu Rao, President, KPCC22. Sri Shivananda Patil, Minister
3. Sri Eshwar Khandre, Leader, KPCC23. Sri Rajashekhar Patil, Minister
4. Sri Mallikarjuna Kharge, Leader, CPP24. Sri Priyank Kharge, Minister
5. Sri Siddaramaiah, CLP Leader, Ex. Chief Minister25. Sri Krishna Byregowda, Minister
6. Dr. G.Parameshwara, Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister26. Sri U.T. Khader, Minister
7. Sri D.K. Shivakumar, Minister 27. Sri B.Z. Zameer Ahmed Khan, Minister 
8. Sri Veerappa Moily, Ex. Union Minister 28. Dr. Jayamala, Minister
9. Sri K.H. Muniyappa, M.P. & Ex. Union Minister29. Sri H.K. Patil, Former Minister
10. Sri B.K. Hariprasad, M.P. & Ex. General Secretary, AICC30. Sri Sathish Jarkiholi, Former Minister
11. Sri Manickam Tagore, Secretary, AICC31. Sri C.M. Ibrahim, MLC & Former Union Minister
12. Sri Sake Sailajanath, Secretary, AICC32. Smt. Umashree, Film star, Ex-Minister
13. Sri P.C. Vishnunadh, Secretary, AICC33. Smt. Laxmi Hebbalkar, President, KPMCC
14. Sri S.R. Patil, Ex. Minister34. Smt. Motamma, Former CWC member
15. Sri M.B. Patil, MLA & Former Minister35. Sri Kagodu Thimmappa, Ex. Minister
16. Sri R.V. Deshpande, Former PCC President & Minister 36. Sri Kimmane Rathnakar. Ex. Minister
17. Sri K.J. George, Minister37. Sri K.C. Kondaiah, MLC
18. Sri Ramesh Jarakiholi, Minister38. Sri Allum Veerabhadrappa, Ex. PCC President
19. Sri N.H. Shivashankar Reddy, Minister39. Sri Chaluvaraya Swamy, Ex. Minister
20. Sri Puttaranga Shetty, Minister40. Sri D.K. Suresh, MP

Bharatiya Janata Party-Karnataka

Names of BJP Leaders who will campaign for BJP Candidates for Bye- Elections to the 14-Shimoga, 9-Bellary (ST) & 20-Madhya Parliamentary Constituencies and 183-Ramanagaram & 20-Jamkhandi Legislative Assembly Constituencies in K ARNATAKA

1. Sri B.S. Yedurappa 20. Sri Basavaraj Bommai
2. Sri Ananth Kumar21. Smt. Bharati Shetty
3. Sri D.V. Sadanandagouda22. Smt. Tejaswinigouda
4. Sri P. Muralidhar Rao23. Sri Pratapsimha 
5. Smt. Purandareshwari24. Sri D.S. Veeraiah
6. Sri B.L. Santosh 25. Sri Haladi Srinivasa Shetty 
7. Sri Jagadish Shetter26. Sri Kota Srinivas Poojari
8. Sri K.S. Eshwarappa27. Sri P.C. Gaddigoudar
9. Sri R. Ashok28. Sri Aswathnarayana 
10. Sri Prahlad Joshi29. Smt. Tara Anuradha 
11. Sri M. Govind Karjol30. Sri Ayanuru Manjunath
12. Sri Arun kumar31. Sri Murugesh Nihari
13. Sri Arvind Limbavali32. Sri C.P. Yogeshwar 
14. Sri C.T. Ravi33. Sri Lakshman Savadi
15. Ku. Shobha Karandlaje 34. Sri Rajugouda
16. Sri N. Ravikumar35. Sri Narayana Swamy, Anekal
17. Sri Sriramulu36. Sri Sunilkumar, Karkala
18. Sri G.M.Siddeshwar 37. Smt. Shruthi
19. Sri V. Somanna38. Sri Chalavadi Narayanswami

Janata Dal (United) - List of Star Campaigners

1. Shri Nitish Kumar, National President of JD(U) & Chief Minister of Bihar11. Shri Ashok Choudhary, MLC
2. Shri Bashisth Naran Singh, State President, Bihar JD(U) & MP12. Shri Ajay Alok, Spoke person of JD(U), Bihar 
3. Shri K.C. Tyagi, Secretary General of JD(U)13. Shri Sanjay Kumar, President of Yuva JD(U)
4. Shri CP Singh, General Secretary of JD(U) & MP14. Shri Tanveer Akhtar, MLC
5. Shri Sanjay kumar jha, General Secretary of JD(U)15. Shri Dillip Kumar Choudhary, MLC
6. Shri Shyam Rajok, MLA & General Secretary of JD(U)16. Shri Mahima J. Patel, President, Karnataka State JD(U)
7. Shri Afaque Ahmad Khan, General Secretary of JD(U)17. Shri Subhash Kappate, Sr. Vice President Karnataka State JD(U) 
8. Smt KahkaSha Parveen, MP18. Shri Narpat Ranawat
9. Shri Maheshver Hazari, Minister Govt of Bihar 19. Shri Trishul Pani Patel
10. Shri Jay Kumar Singh, Minister Govt of Bihar20. Shri Nagraj

Last Updated on: November 07, 2018