Goa Election 2022: Saligao Assembly Seat]
Goa Election: Saligao Assembly Constituency 2022
Saligao is one of the 40 Goa Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the North Goa district. Goa Assembly Election 2022 for Saligao was held on February 14 and the result was declared on March 10.
In 2017, the Saligao assembly seat had 26,036 registered voters. Of the, 12,880 were male and 13,156 were female voters. 0.7% of votes were casted for NOTA.
In the Goa Legislative Assembly Election 2017, Saligao constituency had 6 candidates for assembly seat contention. Saligao was one of 3 seats won by the Goa Forward Party. Goa Forward Party's Jayesh Vidyadhar Salgaonkar won the election by upstaging Bharatiya Janata Party's Dilip Parulekar by a margin of 2,137 votes.
The top two candidates split 83.1% of votes between them. Goa Forward Party's Jayesh Vidyadhar Salgaonkar got a total of 9,735 votes, while Bharatiya Janata Party's Dilip Parulekar secured 7,598 votes. Indian National Congress's candidate Agnelo Nicholas Fernandes secured 1,616 votes to finish at the third place. The top three parties got 46.7%, 36.4% and 7.7% respectively.
In Goa Assembly election 2012, Bharatiya Janata Party's Dilip Parulekar defeated independent candidate D'souza Tulio by 5,808 votes.