India Assembly and Parliamentary Elections 2013

GOA Assembly Election 2012

BJP-MGP combine has ruled Congress out of power in Goa, they won 24 seats out of 40 seats. Manohar Parrikar is tipped to be the next chief minister.

Parrikar won from Panaji seat, defeating Congress leader Yatin Parekh over a margin of 5,000 votes.

2012 Goa Assembly Election Results for 40 Seats

Party NameTotal Seats Won
Indian National Congress (INC) 9 Seats
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 21 Seats
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak 3 Seats
Others 7 Seats
Total 40 Seats

2012 GOA ASSEMBLY ELECTION WINNING CANDIDATES LIST

Candidate Name Winning Party Polling Constituency Status
ALEIXO REGINALDO LOOURENCOINCCURTORIMWON
ANANT SHETBJPMAEMWON
ATANASIO MONSERRATEINCST.CRUZWON
AVERTANO FURTADOINDNAVELIMWON
BENJAMIN SILVAINDVELIMWON
CAETANO SILVAGVPBENAULIMWON
CHANDRAKANT KAVLEKARINCQUEPEMWON
DAYANAND MANDREKARBJPSIOLIMWON
DIGAMBAR KAMATINCMARGAOWON
DILIP PARULEKARBJPSALIGAOWON
FRANCIS D'SOUZABJPMAPUSAWON
FRANCISCO XAVIER PACHECOGVPNUVEMWON
GANESH GAONKARBJPSANVORDEMWON
JENNIFER MONSERRATEINCTALEIGAOWON
JOSE LUIS CARLOS ALMEIDABJPVASCO-DA-GAMAWON
KIRAN KANDOLKARBJPTIVIMWON
LAVOO MAMLEDARMGPPONDAWON
LAXMIKANT PARSEKARBJPMANDREMWON
MAHADEV NAIKBJPSIRODAWON
MATHANY SALDANHABJPCORTALIMWON
MAUVIN HELIODORO GODINHOINCDABOLIMWON
MICHAEL LOBOBJPCALANGUTEWON
MILIND NAIKBJPMORMUGAOWON
NARESH RAJARAM SAWALINDBICHOLIMWON
NILESH CABRALBJPCURCHOREMWON
PANDURANG ALIAS DEEPAK DHAVALIKARMGPPRIOLWON
PANDURANG MADKAIKARINCCUMBARJUAWON
PRABHU MANOHAR PARRIKARBJPPANAJIWON
PRAMOD P SAWANTBJPSANQUELIMWON
PRATAPSINGH RANEINCPORIEMWON
RAJENDRA ARLEKARBJPPERNEMWON
RAMESH TAWADKARBJPCANACONAWON
RAMKRISHNA ALIAS SUDIN DHAVALIKARMGPMARCAIMWON
ROHAN KHAUNTEINDPORVORIMWON
SUBHASH NAIKBJPCUNCOLIMWON
SUBHASH PHAL DESSAIBJPSANGUEMWON
TICLO GLENN J V A E SOUZABJPALDONAWON
VIJAI SARDESSAIINDFATORDAWON
VISHNU WAGHBJPST. ANDREWON
VISHWAJIT RANEINCVALPOIWON

The State of Goa stretches over an area of 3,702 sq. km, 1,736 sq. km in North Goa and 1,966in South Goa. With the Arabian Sea on the west of its 100 km coastline.

The State of Goa has 40 VidhanSabha seats, 2 LokSabha seats and 1 RajyaSabha seat. Goa have small assembly segments, a vote swing of just a few hundred will result in substantial turnover in winning candidates.

Goa is divided for administrative purposes into two Districts, North Goa District and South Goa District. There are 11 Talukas or CD Blocks, 6 in North Goa and 5 in South Goa.

According to the 2001 Census the total population of Goa was 13, 43,998 (757407 in North Goa and 586591 in South Goa). There are 209 inhabited villages in North Goa, 138 in South Goa, totalling to 347 inhabited villages in the State of Goa. There are a total of 188 Panchayats with 119 in the North Goa District and 69 in the South.

There are 14 Municipal Towns with 7 each in North and South Goa and 30 Census Towns with 20 in North Goa and 10 in South Goa.

Election Commission announced polling dates for Goa Assembly election. Election will be completed in single phase in march 2012. Election date is 3rd march 2012

Site of Electorate: 1.2 million.

Seats: 40.

Key Players:
Digambar Kamat and Pratap Singh Rane (Cong) and Manohar Parrikar (BJP)

Main Issues: Government Land aquisition, illegal mining and corruption.



2012 GOA ASSEMBLY ELECTION SCHEDULE
Polling in Goa Assembly Election Single Phase (All 40 ACs) Dates Issue of Notification February 06, 2012 Last date for making Nominations February 13, 2012 Scrutiny of Nominations February 14, 2012 Last date for withdrawal of candidature February 16, 2012 Date of Poll March 03, 2012 Counting of Votes March 06, 2012 Date before which election process shall be completed March 09, 2012
List of Seats won by Political Parties in Goa Assembly Election 2007
SNParty NameNumber of seat Won
1 INC16 seats
2 BJP14 seats
3 NCP3 seats
4 MG2 seats
5 SGF2 seats
6 UGDP1 seats
7 Others2 seat
List of Assembly Constituency in Goa
Mandrem, Pernem, Dargalim(SC), Tivim, Mapusa, Siolim, Calangute, Saligao, Aldona, Panaji , Taleigao,Santa Cruz, St. Andre, Cumbarjua, Bicholim, Maem, Pale, Poriem, Valpoi, Ponda , Priol, Marcaim, Siroda, Mormugao, Vasco Da Gama, Cortalim, Loutolim, Benaulim, Fatorda, Margao , Curtorim, Navelim Velim, Sanvordem, Sanguem, Curchorem, Quepem, Canacona, Poinguinim