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Goa's South Goa is one of the 2 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, South Goa houses 7,54,922 people. Out of them, 1.24% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 14.30% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 64.49% of voters are from urban areas while 35.51% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 5,45,336 voters, there are 2,72,438 male voters while 2,72,898 voters are females.
In the previous elections, BJP's Narendra Keshav Sawaikar defeated Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco from INC. The margin was 32,330 votes.
A total of 75% voters cast their vote in these elections.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, COSME FRANCISCO CAITANO SARDINHA of Indian National Congress defeated Bharatiya Janata Party's ADV. NARENDRA SAWAIKAR by a margin of 9,755. After a close shave, COSME FRANCISCO CAITANO SARDINHA will now govern South Goa for the next five years.
Shiv Sena fieled Rakhi Amit Naik while the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Cosme Francisco Caitano Sardinha, and the Aam Aadmi Party chose Elvis Gomes as their candidate.