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Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam is one of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the data from last census, 22,37,952 people stay in Visakhapatnam. Out of them, 8.70% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 22,37,952 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 80.74% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 19.26% people.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 17,23,037. Of them, 8,75,187 and 8,47,850 are male and female voters respectively.
In the previous elections, BJP's Dr. Kambhampati Hai Babu defeated Vijayamma Yaduguri Sandinti from YSRCP. The margin was 90,488 votes.
A total of 68% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, M V V SATYANARAYANA of Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party defeated Telugu Desam's BHARAT MATHUKUMILLI by a margin of 4,414. After a close shave, M V V SATYANARAYANA will now govern Visakhapatnam for the next five years.
For this seat, Indian National Congress fielded Pedada Ramanikumari. On the other hand, Daggubati Purandeswari was the candidate from Bharatiya Janata Party .