|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|SYED ABU DOJANA||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Won
|PAPPU KUMAR CHAUDHARY||Independent||15662|
|SHAHID ALI KHAN||Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular)||13954|
|NAWAL KISHOR RAUT||Communist Party of India||10342|
|JAI NANDAN PRASAD YADAV||Independent||4301|
|UMA SHANKAR GUPTA||Independent||4119|
|SATYANARAYAN THAKUR||Bahujan Mukti Party||1978|
|MANOJ PURWE||Samajwadi Party||1481|
|VIJAY KUMAR HATHI||Independent||1473|
|BHARAT BHUSHAN SAHANI||Garib Janta Dal (Secular)||1369|
|SANTOSH KUMAR||Bahujan Nyay Dal||1099|
|MUKESH KUMAR SINGH||Bahujan Samaj Party||970|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||1944|
|AC No||Category||Poll Phases||Last Date of Nominations||Date of Polls||Result|
|26||GEN||Phase IV||Oct 7th 2015||Nov 1st 2015||Nov 8th 2015|
Sursand assembly constituency is in Sitamarhi district and comprises of Pupri, Charaut and Sursand community development blocks are covered by the Sursand assembly constituency. Sursand has a total of 2,68,833 eligible voters of whom 1,41,195 are men and 1,27,635 women.
Shahid Ali Khan of the Janata Dal (United) is the incumbent MLA from the Sursand assembly seat which he won in the last assembly elections in Bihar in 2010 by trouncing his nearest rival and the sitting Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA Jainandan Prasad Yadav by a narrow margin of 1186 votes. In that election to the Sursand assembly constituency, while Shahid Ali Khan polled 38542 votes, Jainandan Prasad Yadav received 37356 votes and was followed by Vimal Shukla of the Congress who managed to 15158 votes. Anita Raut, who contested on the ticket of Communist Party of India (CPI), came fourth with 13173 votes.
Earlier Jainandan Prasad Yadav had won the Sursand assembly seat by defeating Baidyanath Prasad of the BJP in both the assembly elections held in 2005. It has to be noted that Bihar went to the assembly polls twice in 2005 because the earlier one held in February threw hung assembly necessitating the holding of the second assembly polls in the month of November of the same year.
In 2000, Jainandan Yadav, who had contested the seat as a nominee of JD (U), was elected from here by virtue of his victory over his nearest RJD rival and sitting MLA Nagendra Prasad Yadav by a margin of 17388 votes. Nagendra Prasad YADAV had won in 1995 by defeating the sitting Congress MLA Ravindra Prasad Sahi.
Sursand is one of the six assembly constituencies that combine to form the parliamentary constituency of Sitamarhi which is currently represented by Ram Kumar Sharma of the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) who won the seat by defeating his nearest rival Sitaram Yadav of the RJD by a margin of 147965 votes in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections which resulted in the formation of Narendra Modi government at the centre.
Former JD(U) minister and sitting MLA Shahid Ali Khan is contesting in Sursand on HAM-S ticket after he quit Nitish Kumar's party. Syed Abu Dozena, one of the three outsiders in the RJD camp, will take on Shahid Ali in Sursand. Both the contestants are wooing Muslims, OBCs an Mahadalits to win the battle of the ballot. Shahid Ali Khan of JD (U) is the sitting MLA of the constituency. In the November 2010 assembly elections, Shahid Ali Khan defeated Jainandan Prasad Yadav of RJD with a slim margin of 1,186 votes. Khan grabbed 38,542 votes against 37,356 won by Yadav.