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Andhra Pradesh's Nellore is one of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Nellore is 20,60,029, among which 19.23% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 7.87% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 34.27% of voters live in urban areas while 65.73% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 16,06,140. Of them, 7,96,583 and 8,09,557 are male and female voters respectively.
To recall, the sitting MP Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy from YSRCP defeated TDP's Adala Prabhakara Reddy by a small margin of 13,478 votes in the previous elections.
The voter turnout recorded was 74%.
After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, Adala Prabhakara Reddy won the Nellore. Beeda Masthan Rao was defeated by a margin of 148,571 votes.
Bharatiya Janata Party fielded Sannapureddy Suresh Reddy while Indian National Congress placed its bet on Chevuru Devakumar Reddy for this Lok Sabha seat.