Goa

Assembly elections are going to be held in Goa in single phase on February 4, 2017. The Goa legislative assembly comprises 40 members. The BJP and Congress are the main contenders in the state besides regional parties such as MGP and GVP. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has also emerged as an important third contender in the state. The Shiv Sena and Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) formalised their alliance to contest the Goa assembly elections together. According to the seat sharing deal between Shiv Sena and GSM, the Shiv Sena will contest three seats in North Goa and two seats in South Goa.

BJP Candidates for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

The BJP has declared its first list of 29 candidates for the upcoming legislative assembly elections in Goa. Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar and Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza are among the 19 incumbent MLAs of the party figuring in the list. Eight Cabinet Ministers from the outgoing BJP government have also been renominated. Ramrao Wagh, a professor in Goa University, is going to contest from North Goa’s St. Andre, the seat held by his ailing elder brother and Deputy Speaker Vishnu Wagh. The party is considering putting up candidates for all the 40 seats of Goa legislative assembly.

Sl. AC No. AC Name Name of Candidate
1 1 Mandrem Shri Laxmikant Yeshwant Parsekar, Sitting MLA
2 2 Pernem (SC) Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, Sitting MLA
3 3 Bicholim Shri Rajesh Tulshidas Patnekar
4 4 Thivim Shri Kiran Kandolkar, Sitting MLA
5 5 Mapusa Shri Francis D’Souza, Sitting MLA
6 6 Siolim Shri Dayanand Rayu Mandrekar, Sitting MLA
7 7 Saligao Shri Dilip Dnyaneshwar Parulekar, Sitting MLA
8 8 Calangute Shri Michael V. Lobo, Sitting MLA
9 9 Porvorim Shri Guruprasad Pawaskar
10 10 Aldona Shri Glenn Souza Ticlo, Sitting MLA
11 11 Panaji Shri Sidharth Sripad Kuncalienker, Sitting MLA
12 12 Taleigao Shri Dattaprasad Madhukar Naik
13 13 St. Cruz Shri Hemant Dinanath Golatkar
14 14 St. Andre Shri Ramrao Surya Naik Wagh
15 15 Cumbharjua Shri Pandurang Arjun Madkaikar
16 17 Sanquelim Dr. Pramod Pandurang Sawant, Sitting MLA
17 22 Siroda Shri Mahadev Narayan Naik, Sitting MLA
18 23 Marcaim Shri Pradeep Pundalik Shet
19 24 Mormugao Shri Milind Sagun Naik, Sitting MLA
20 25 Vasco-da-Gama Shri Carlos Jose Luis Almeida, Sitting MLA
21 26 Dabolim Shri Mauvin Manuel Godinho
22 27 Cortalim Smt. Alina Matanhy Saldanha, Sitting MLA
23 30 Fatorda Shri Damodar (Damu) Gajanan Naik
24 31 Margao Shri Sharmad Pai Raiturcar
25 34 Cuncolim Shri Subhash @ Rajan Kashinath Naik, Sitting MLA
26 36 Quepem Shri Prakash Shankar Velip
27 37 Curchorem Shri Nilesh Joao Cabral, Sitting MLA
28 38 Sanvordem Shri Ganesh Chandru Gaonkar, Sitting MLA
29 39 Sanguem Shri Subhash Uttam Phal Dessai, Sitting MLA

AAP Candidates list for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

AAP has declared a total of 36 candidates for the Goa Assembly Elections out of 40 Assembly constituencies.
The Aam Aadmi Party has named former bureaucrat Elvis Gomes as its chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Goa Assembly elections early in 2017. The announcement was made by Aam Aadmi Party national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a rally at Cuncolim in South Goa.

AC No. AC Name Candidate’s Name
7 Saligao Pradeep Padgaonkar
36 Quepem Manuel Colaco
15 Cumbarjua Prakash Naik
33 Navelim Siddarth Karapurkar
30 Fatorda Ranjit Cottacarvalho
4 Tivim Pradeep Amonkar
10 Aldona Ursula D’Souza
37 Curchorem James Fernandes
39 Sanguem Milind Gauns
40 Canacona Sandesh Telekar
34 Cuncolim Elvis Gomes (CM Candidate)
39 Sanguem Ravidra Velip
9 Porvorim Rajesh Volvoikar
12 Taleigao Cecille Rodrigues
32 Benaulim Yoyla Clarina Farnandes
24 Mormugao Karl Vaz
Madkai Surel Datta Tilve
1 Mandream Devendra Prabhudessai
27 Cortalim Olencio Simoes
18 Poriem Sitaram Gauns
11 Panaji Valmiki Naik
22 Shiroda Molu Velip
16 Mayem Adv Ajit Singh Rane
35 Velim Cruz Silva
2 Bicholim Sainath Patekar
6 Siolim Vishnu Naik
87 Calangute Godwin Fernandes
5 Mapusa Sraddha Khalap
25 Vasco-da-gama Lorreta D’Souza
28 Nuvem Dr Mariano Godinho
13 St. Cruz Joe Gomes
14 St. Andre Ram Kankonkar
31 Margao Santosh Pai Raiturkar
29 Curtorim Edwin Domnic Vaz
26 Dabolim Vasant Sahadev Naik
19 Valpoi Ashish Kanekar

Congress First List of Candidates for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

AC No. AC Name Candidate Name
1 Mandrem Dayanand Sopte
2 Pernem Vikesh Hasotikar
3 Bicholim Manohar Shirodkar
4 Tivim Nilkant Halankar
10 Aldona Amarnath Panajikar
12 Taleigao Jennifer Monserrate
14 St Andre Francisco Silveira
17 Sanquelim Dharmesh Saglani
18 Poriem Pratapsingh R Rane
19 Valpoi Vishwajeet Rane
21 Ponda Ravi Naik
22 Siroda Subhash Shirodkar
23 Marcaim Urmila Naik
24 Mormugao Sankalp Amonkar
26 Dabolim Francisco Jose Nunes
27 Cortalim Gilbert Mariano Rodrigues
28 Nuvem Wilfred D’Sa
29 Curtorim Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco
31 Margao Digambar Kamat
33 Navelim Luizinho Faleiro
34 Cuncolim Clafacio Dias
35 Velim Filipe Neri Rodrigues
36 Quepem Chandrakant Kavalekar
37 Churchorem Rosario Fernandes
38 Sanvordem Shankar Kirlapalkar
39 Sanguem Savitri Kawlekar
40 Canacona Isidore Fernandes

Shiv Sena (SS) Candidates list for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

The Shiv Sena in Goa has announced names of three of its candidates for the coming Goa assembly elections. The Shiv Sena has also been reportedly in talks with Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) with regard to forging an alliance. The candidates who have been named so far are Michael Carrasco for Mapusa, Tulshidas Chodankar for Mayem and Nilesh Joshi for Curtorim besides Sudeep Tamankar for Siolim. Tamankar, whi is the Shiv Sena’s chief in Goa said that the party had decided to announce the candidates’ name in order to give them sufficient time for campaigning.

AC No. AC Name Candidate’s Name
6 Siolim Sudeep Tamankar
5 Mapusa Michael Carrasco
16 Mayem Tulshidas Chodankar
29 Curtorim Nilesh Joshi

NCP Candidates list for Goa Assembly Elections 2017

AC No. AC Name Candidate’s Name
25 Vasco-da-gama Jose Philip D’Souza
32 Benaulim Churchill Alemao
27 Cortalim Nelly Rodrigues
28 Nuvem Vincent Rodrigues
7 Saligao Devanand Naik