Goa Assembly Elections 2017

The Election Commission of India has declared that polling date for Goa Assembly election for 40 seats will be held in a single phase on February 4, 2017. Results will be declared on March 11, 2017. The term of the current legislative assembly is going to end on March 18, 2017 .

Goa Assembly Election Schedule 2017

Election Date Count Date
Feb 4 Mar 11

Goa is located on the West Coast of India and is spread over an area of 3,702 sq km. The total population of the state is 1,457,723, of which 551,414 people are rural, while 906,309 are urban. There are 1,026,306 voters in Goa, among which 511,111 are male and 515,195 are female. Goa has two Assemblyary constituencies; North Goa and South Goa.

The total number of electorates in the North Goa Lok Sabha Constituency is 486,983 of which 244,289 are males and 242,694 are females. The North Goa has a population of 8, 18,008 people. It has 471 inhabitants per square kilometre.

The South Goa Assemblyary constituency has 533,811 electorate of these 268,186 are male and 265,625 female. South Goa has a population of 6,40,537 people with population density of 326 inhabitants per square kilometer.

Goa Election Schedule Map

Goa Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results 2017

Name of Constituencies Winner Party
North Goa Shripad Yesso Naik BJP
South Goa Adv Narendra Keshav Sawaikar BJP

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Assembly Elections News in Goa

Kejriwal calls Modi a 'shameless dictator'

    Updated On : Feb 03,2017   3:00 pm
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi "a shameless dictator" after the Income Tax Department sought derecognition of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for allegedly filing "false and fabricated" audit reports on donations. View More..

Opposition criticises my Goa visits, they are scared of me: Parrikar

    Updated On : Jan 31,2017   2:40 pm
Panaji, Jan 31 (IANS) Opposition parties criticise my repeated visits to Goa because are scared of me, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday, adding that he never keeps work pending in the Defence Ministry, except for these few days, when he is busy with the Goa election campaign. View More..

Congress seeks reply from Kejriwal on corruption charges

    Updated On : Jan 29,2017   11:20 pm
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday sought a reply from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on alleged misuse of his official position and the corruption charges against his brother-in-law. View More..

AAP urges poll panel to ensure free, fair Goa elections

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   5:58 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday alleged that the government was disrupting its poll campaigning in Goa and urged the Election Commission to assure free and fair voting in the coastal state. View More..

Income Tax department harassing, will raid us: AAP

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   4:54 pm
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The AAP said on Friday that the Income Tax department was harassing it and also planning to raid it ahead of the Goa and Punjab assembly elections on February 4. View More..

MGP snaps ties with BJP in Goa

    Updated On : Jan 05,2017   5:40 pm
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) on Thursday snapped ties with the ruling BJP in Goa. View More..

MGP snaps alliance with BJP ahead of Goa polls

    Updated On : Jan 05,2017   2:06 pm
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) snapped its alliance with the ruling BJP in Goa on Friday. View More..

BJP spreading rumours to malign party's image: AAP

    Updated On : Dec 28,2016   3:46 pm
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Responding to allegations of irregularities in its funds, the AAP on Wednesday said that canards are being spread by the BJP to tarnish the party's image ahead of the Punjab and Goa elections. View More..

Poll panel to introduce paper trail for Goa elections

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   5:32 pm
Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) Voters in Goa will now be able to visually verify their vote, thanks to Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) to be introduced in upcoming state legislative assembly elections, a senior poll official said on Monday. View More..

Confident of SC relief, will sweep Punjab: Kejriwal

    Updated On : Nov 04,2016   6:36 pm
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said he was confident the Supreme Court will overturn a high court ruling giving primacy to the Lt. Governor in administrative affairs. View More..

Separate poll manifestos for every Goa constituency, says AAP

    Updated On : Sep 27,2016   9:58 pm
Panaji, Sep 27 (IANS) Gearing up for the upcoming Goa elections, an AAP leader on Tuesday said that the party would release one manifesto for each assembly constituency, other than a main manifesto, which would spell out its vision for the coastal state. View More..

AAP promises Delhi-like "mohalla clinics" in Goa

    Updated On : Sep 12,2016   7:10 pm
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) Delhi's popular "mohalla clinics" and polyclinics will be replicated in Goa if AAP is voted to power, the party said in a statement here on Monday. View More..

Parrikar asked Gadkari to sack me: Velingkar

    Updated On : Sep 02,2016   2:22 pm
Panaji, Sep 2 (IANS) Sacked RSS leader Subhash Velingkar alleged on Friday that Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's first task as the election in-charge of Goa was to sack him as Sangh Chalak for the Goa unit. View More..

RSS axes Goa chief for acting against BJP government

    Updated On : Aug 31,2016   9:44 pm
New Delhi/Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Wednesday removed its Goa chief, Subhash Velingkar, for "working against" the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state. View More..

RSS axes Goa chief for acting against BJP government (Lead, Changing dateline)

    Updated On : Aug 31,2016   1:56 pm
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Wednesday removed its Goa chief, Subhash Velingkar, for working against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state. View More..