With 14 candidates in the fray, Bharatiya Janata Party's Subhash Sureshchandra Deshmukh has won the Solapur South Constituency with 87223 votes, while Congress's Moulali Bashumiya Sayyed (Baba Mistri) has lost the seat with 57976 votes. Deshmukh defeated Sayyed by a margin of 29247 votes. BJP has a vote share of 53.65 per cent.
Solapur South, a constituency with a total of 292 polling booths, recorded the voter turnout of 52.01 per cent. In the 2014 Maharashtra assembly election, it was 58.65 per cent.
Solapur City South Result: 2014 and 2009 Maharashtra Assembly Elections
In the 2014 Maharashtra Assembly Polls, BJP's Subhash Sureshchandra Deshmukh won the seat by defeating Congress' candidate by a margin of 27123 votes. BJP, then, had a vote share of 40.29 per cent.
While in the 2009 Maharashtra Assembly elections, Congress' Dilip Bramhadev Mane came into power as Solapur South's MLA by defeating a Shiv Sena candidate by a margin of 17662 votes. In 2009, INC had a vote share of 52.51 per cent.
Solapur City South Result: Key Candidates
The other key candidates in the fray are Congress' Moulali Bashumiya Sayyed, Amitkumar Sanjay Ajanalkar of AIMIM, Yuvraj (Bhayya) Bhimrao Rathod of Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi, Prof Naganath Ganapati Dupargude of Bahujan Samaj Party.
A total of eight independent candidates are contesting elections along with the key candidates.
Solapur City South Constituency went on polls on October 21, with the other 287 assembly constituencies of Maharashtra.