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Kagwad Bypoll Results 2019 Live Updates: BJP Registers Victory from Kagwad in Karnataka Bypoll

Kagwad Bypoll Results 2019 Live Updates: BJP Registers Victory from Kagwad in Karnataka Bypoll

Check who won and who lost, who is leading, who is trailing and who will be the new Kagwad MLA (ಕಾಗವಾಡ).

4. Kagwad (General) (ಕಾಗವಾಡ) is a State Assembly/Vidhana Soudha constituency in the Belgaum district and Mumbai Karnataka region of Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ) and is a part of the Chikkodi Parliamentary/Lok Sabha constituency. Congress (INC) won the seat in the 2018 Karnataka Assembly elections.

BJP won this seat in the 2013 Karnataka Assembly Elections with a margin of 2,887 votes (2.23%) securing 32.34% of the total votes polled. BJP won this seat in the 2008 Assembly Elections with a margin of 8,982 votes (8.32%) registering 41.95% of the votes polled.

Bye-elections for 15 of the 17 vacant seats in the Karnataka Assembly were held on December 5, 2019 and the votes are being counted on December 8, 2019. These by-polls are important for the state as the results will decide if the ruling BJP under Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is able to secure a majority in the 224-member house. BJP which has 105 MLAs, needs 8 more to secure a majority on its own.

2019 bypoll candidates: Bharamgouda Alagouda Kage (Indian National Congress), Shrimant Balasaheb Patil (Bharatiya Janata Party), Shrishail Parasappa Tugashetti (Shettar) (Janata Dal (Secular)), Vivek Jayendra Shetti (Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi), A Sachinkumar (Uttama Prajaakeeya Party), Archana Ganapati Molekar (Independent), Deepak Jaganath Burli (Independent), Murageppa Ningappa Devaraddi (Independent), Sandeep Gopal Kamble (Independent).

The constituencies which have gone for bypolls are: Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Yellapur, Hirekerur, Ranibennur, Vijayanagara, Chikkaballapur, KR Pura, Yeshvanthapura, Mahalakshmi Layout, Shivaji Nagar, Hosakote, Krishnarajapete, and Hunasuru.

11 of the 15 constituencies going to the polls were won by Congress (INC) in the 2018 Karnataka Assembly elections, 3 by Janata Dal (Secular) (JDS), and 1 by Karnataka Pragnyavantha Janatha Party (KPJP).

Follow the live results of the Karnataka bypolls right here on News18.com.