The ruling YSSRCP won a landslide victory in the Atmakur by-election. YCP candidate Mekapati Vikram Reddy won over BJP candidate Bharat Kumar by a margin of 82,888.
- YCP huge victory in Atmakuru by-election
- The BJP won by a margin of 82,888 votes
- Lotus party losing deposit
As the YCP continues to dominate …
* The YCP received 167 votes out of 205 postal ballots.
* YSSRCP candidate Mekapati Vikram Reddy got a majority of 5,337 thousand votes in the first round itself. Mekapati Vikram Reddy got over 6,000 votes while BJP candidate Bharat Kumar got over 700 votes.
* Over 10 thousand majority for YCP in the second round.
* By the end of the third round, Vikram Reddy had a majority of 12,864 votes
* By the end of the 4th round, the YCP had a lead of over 17,000
* A majority of 21,241 votes went to the YSSARCP for the fifth round.
* By the end of the sixth round the lead was over 25 thousand
* By the end of the seventh round, YSSARCP had a majority of over 28,000
*Vikram Reddy has a lead of 42,254 votes after completing 10 rounds
* Vikram Reddy has a lead of 50,654 votes after completing 12 rounds
* Vikram Reddy has a majority of 71,887 votes after completing 17 rounds
* YCP has a lead of 75,785 votes after completing 18 rounds.
* Vikram Reddy has a majority of 80,161 after completing 19 rounds. Vikram Reddy got 98,377 votes while BJP candidate Bharat Kumar got 18216 votes.
* Counting of votes completed with 20th round … Mekapati Vikram Reddy solid victory with a difference of 82,888 votes. Vikram Reddy got a total of 1,02,240 votes while BJP got 19,352 votes.
With the death of Gautam Reddy, a by-election was inevitable in Atmakur. The counting of votes began on Sunday with 23 polling being held in this order this month. The counting of votes began at 8 am at Andhra Engineering College. For this, 14 tables were set up. Votes were counted in a total of 20 rounds. In Atmakuru constituency, the total votes were 2,13,338 while 1,37,081 votes were polled. Gautam Reddy’s brother Vikram Reddy contested from YCP while 12 other candidates including G. Bharatkumar Yadav contested from BJP.
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