Sundargarh assembly constituency is located in Sundargarh district and consists of:
Sundargarh, Sundargarh block, Tangarpali block, Hemgiri block and seven Gram panchayats of Lephripada block.
Designated as a Scheduled Tribes Constituency.
During the 2014 elections, the total number of electors was 220138 and the turnout stood at 71.93%, in real numbers- 158356 voters. 2019 witnessed a turnout increase; out of the 232006 electors, 74.30% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers, it was a reasonable jump-172379 voters.
Representation and Results
2019’s assembly election winner, BJP’s Kusum Tete gained a vote share of 48.20% and defeated BJD’s Jogesh Kumar Singh whose vote share stood at 44.00%. The remaining candidates in the fray were INC’s Sima Biswal with 7.00% of vote share and HND’s Govinda Chandra Bhoi with 0.80% vote share.
Voting History -2014 & 2019
In 2014, INC won the constituency and earned 66138 votes and 12087 votes in 2019. On the other hand, BJP garnered 27935 votes in 2014 and 83118 votes in 2019 while BJD received 53554 votes in 2014 and 75754 votes in 2019. HND got 1420 votes in the 2019 elections. BJP dominated the district of Sundargarh in 2019 by winning 3 seats while BJD secured 2 seats. CPI (M) and INC both won 1 seat each.
Data Source – Meradesh.org