About Jarmundi Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency
One of the 81 assembly constituencies of Jharkhand, Jarmundi belongs to Godda parliamentary constituency. The constituency has been occupied by an independent candidate since 2005. Harinarayan Ray won the assembly elections of 2009 for the second consecutive time. He defeated Devendra Kunwar of JVM. Ray received 33512 votes as against Kunwar's 23025 votes. Having a population of 185,286, according to 2011 census, Jarmundi is a small town in Dumka district of Jharkhand.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Jarmundi Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Jarmundi assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|2014||12||Jarmundi||GEN||Badal||M||INC||43981||Hari Narayan Ray||M||JMM||41273|
|2009||12||Jarmundi||GEN||Harinarayan Ray||M||IND||33512||Devendra Kunwar||M||JMM||23025|
|2005||12||Jarmundi||GEN||Harinarayan Ray||M||IND||28480||Devendra Kunwar||M||BJP||22171|