Goa Election 2022: Cuncolim Assembly Seat]
Goa Election: Cuncolim Assembly Constituency 2022
Cuncolim is one of the 40 Goa Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the South Goa district. Goa Assembly Election 2022 for Cuncolim was held on February 14 and the result was declared on March 10.
Cuncolim assembly constituency had 29,067 electors in 2017, out of which 14,095 were male voters and 14,972 females. The None of the Above (NOTA) option got 0.8% votes.
In the 2017 Goa Legislative Assembly Election, there were 7 candidates in the fray from Cuncolim constituency. Cuncolim was one of 17 seats won by the Indian National Congress. It was an extremely close fight, with Indian National Congress's Clafasio Dias narrowly winning the election upstaging independent candidate Joaquim Alemao by a slim margin of 33 votes.
The top three candidates split 80.4% of votes between them. Indian National Congress's Clafasio Dias got a total of 6,415 votes, while independent candidate Joaquim Alemao secured 6,382 votes. Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate Subhash Alias Rajan K. Naik grabbed the third spot with 5,047 votes. The top three parties got 28.9%, 28.8% and 22.7% respectively.
In Goa Assembly election 2012, Bharatiya Janata Party's Subhash Alias Rajan outperformed Indian National Congress's Alemao Joaquim by 1,313 votes.