Badami Assembly Election 2023: Congress leader Bheemasena B Chimmanakatti defeated BJP's Shantha Gowda Patil and secured around 65,845 votes in Badami constituency. Badami is one of the 224 Assembly constituencies in Karnataka where the election took place on May 10 (Wednesday). It is a part of the Bagalkot Parliamentary constituency. The election results were declared on May 13 (Saturday).
There are a total of 2,14,834 voters in the constituency that include general voters, NRI voters and service voters. Amongst the general voters 1,08,524 are male, 1,06,294 female and 16 others. The electorate sex ratio in the constituency is 97.95 and the approximate literacy rate is 69%
How Badami voted in 2018:
In 2018, BJP candidate B Sreeramulu won this seat by defeating JD (S) candidate Hanamant B Mavinamarad. While B Sreeramulu got 65903 votes, Hanamant B. Mavinamarad got just 24484 votes. INC won this seat in the 2013 Karnataka Assembly Elections with a margin of 15,113 votes (10.87%) securing 41.31% of the total votes polled. In 2013 the seat witnessed a voter turnout of 70.71%.
BJP won this seat in the 2008 Assembly Elections with a margin of 5,107 votes (4.29%) registering 44.85% of the votes polled. In 2018 elections this seat witnessed a voter turnout of 74.85%. The BJP will be trying to retain power in the state while Congress and JDS trying to dethrone the saffron party.