About Canacona Assembly Constituency
Canacona is constituency No. 40 of Goa legislative assembly. It is situated in South Goa district and comes under the South Goa Lok Sabha constituency. It is an open assembly constituency. The state of Goa has 40 assembly constituencies. According to data with the Election Commission of India, Canacona has 31,822 registered voters. It comprises 15,957 male and 15,865 female registered voters.
In the last Goa assembly elections held in 2012, the BJP won this constituency by 2,704 votes. Ramesh Bombo Tawadka, the winning candidate from BJP, got 14,328 votes. The runner-up was Isidore Aleix of Congress who got 11,624 votes. The voter turnout was 83.56 %.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Canacona Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Canacona assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|1967||19||Canacona||GEN||N . G . M . Balkrishna||M||MAG||5126||M . R . Desai||M||UGS||2141|
|1972||19||Canacona||GEN||Ganaba Bhagdu Desai||M||MAG||5874||P.D. Shrirang Padmanaba||M||UGS||3441|
|1977||19||Canacona||GEN||Gaonkar Vasu Paik||M||MAG||5544||Prabhu Gopal Venkatesh||M||JNP||3013|
|1980||19||Canacona||GEN||Gaonkar Vassu Paik||M||INC(U)||8855||Namshikar Eknath Tukaram||M||MAG||3752|
|1984||19||Canacona||GEN||Gaonkar Vassu Paik||M||INC||7031||Kakodkar Shashikala Gurudutt||F||IND||3973|
|1989||39||Canacona||GEN||Bandekar Sanjay Vimal||M||MAG||5938||Fernandes Joao Jose Joaquim S.||M||IND||2608|
|1994||39||Canacona||GEN||Bandekar Sanjay Vimal||M||INC||6178||Naik Dessai Chandrakant Ram Alias Dr. Shaba Naik||M||MAG||4881|
|1999||39||Canacona||GEN||Bandekar Sanjay Vimal||M||INC||4849||Pai Khot Vijay Anandrao||M||BJP||4678|
|2002||39||Canacona||GEN||Vijay Anandrao Pai Khot||M||BJP||8531||Sanjay Bandekar||M||INC||5648|
|2007||39||Canacona||GEN||Pai Khot Vijay||M||BJP||7577||Bandekar Sanjay Vimal||M||INC||6868|
|2012||40||Canacona||GEN||Ramesh Bombo Tawadkar||M||BJP||14328||Isidore Aleixinho Fernandes||M||INC||11624|
|2017||40||Canacona||GEN||Isidore Aleixinho Fernandes||M||INC||10853||Vijay Pai Khot||M||BJP||8745|
Last Updated on August 14, 2021