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2012 Prathipadu Assembly Bye-Elections


2012 By-elections

The 2012 Prathipadu Assembly Bye-Elections was held to elect the representative of Prathipadu constituency to the Andhra Pradesh assembly. The election was necessitated as MLA Mekatoti Sucharita was disqualified by the Speaker Nadendla Manohar Reddy.

Mekatoti Sucharita won the by-election by over 16,084 votes over her nearest TDP rival.

Total votes polled: 213,228
Total valid votes: 179,662

Candidates

CandidatePartyVotes PolledMargin of victory
Mekathoti SucharithaYSR Congress87,74216,781 votes
Kandukuri VeeraiahTDP70,961
TJR Sudhakar BabuCongress15,949

Election Results

  • 11:25 am: YSR Congress Party wins
  • 11:00 am: 13th Round - YSR Congress Party leads by 15,400 votes
  • 10:45 am: YSR Congress Party leads by 14,069 votes
  • 10:35 am: Ninth Round - YSR CP leads by 12,552 votes
  • 10:20 am: Eighth Round - YSR CP candidate Sucharita leads by 11,238 votes
  • 10:18 am: YSR Congress Party leads
  • 9:55 am: YSR Congress Party candidate Mekatoti Sucharita leads

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