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Davanagere is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies of Karnataka.
According to the data from last census, 19,45,497 people stay in Davanagere. Out of them, 20.18% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 19,45,497 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 32.33% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 67.67% people.
There are a total of 15,22,712 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,72,126 are male voters and 7,50,586 are female voters.
To recall, the sitting MP GM Siddeshwara from BJP defeated INC's SS Mallikarjun by a small margin of 17,607 votes in the previous elections.
For the 2019 general elections of Davanagere, a total of 73% voters got inked.
In what qualifies as a great political thriller, G M SIDDESHWAR of Bharatiya Janata Party defeated Indian National Congress's H B MANJAPPA by a margin of 169,702. After a close shave, G M SIDDESHWAR will now govern Davanagere for the next five years.
For this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Siddappa B H while the Indian National Congress fielded HB Manjappa. GM Siddeshwar was the candiate from Bharatiya Janata Party.