Panaji, March 11: Counting of votes for Goa Assembly elections 2017 began around 8 am on Saturday and a clear image of the political parties have started to emerge. In the 2017 Goa Assembly elections, the key parties contesting include the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress, the debutant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the grand alliance of Shiv Sena, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM). Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Drags Aamir Khan in Her Passport Controversy, Says 'Maha Govt is Harassing me'

While BJP has claimed to continue governing Goa, the debutant AAP is confident of repeating the Delhi miracle in Goa. Meanwhile, Congress and the grand alliance have also claimed to emerge as the single largest party on March 11. Also Read - AAP to Contest on All seats in Gujarat Assembly Election 2022; Kejriwal Says Things Will Change Now

Following are the list of winning candidates in Goa:

ConstituencyWinner in 2012PartyWinning/leading candidate in 2017Party
MandremLaxmikant ParsekarBJP Dayanand Sopte Congress
PernemRajendra ArlekarBJP Babu Azgaonkar MGP
BicholimNaresh Rajaram SawalIND Rajesh Patnekar BJP
ThivimKiran Mohan KandolkarBJPNilkanth Halarnkar Congress
MapusaFrancis D’SouzaBJP Francis D’souza BJP
SiolimDayanand MandrekarBJP Vinod Palyekar IND
SaligaoDilip ParulekarBJPJayesh Salgaonkar Goa Forward
CalanguteMichael Vincent LoboBJP Michael Lobo BJP
PorvorimRohan KhaunteIND Rohan Khaunte IND
AldonaTiclo Glenn J V A E SouzaBJP Glen Ticlo BJP
Panaji (By polls)Sidharth Sripad KuncalienkerBJPSiddharth Kuncalienkar BJP
PanajiManohar ParrikarBJP –
TaleigaoJennifer A. MonserrateINC Jenifer Monseratte INC
Santa CruzAtanasio J. MonserrateINCHemant Golatkar BJP
St. AndreVishnu Surya Naik WaghBJP Francis Silvera Congress
CumbarjuaPandurang A. MadkaikarINC Pandurang Madkaikar Congress
MayemAnant ShetBJPPravin Zantye BJP
SanquelimPramod SawantBJPPramod Sawant BJP
PoriemPratapsingh Raoji RaneINCPratapsingh Rane Congress
ValpoiVishwajit Pratapsingh RaneINCVishwajit Rane Congress
PriolPandurang Alias Deepak DhavalikarMAGGovind Gawde Independent
PondaLavoo MamledarMAGRavi Naik Congress
SirodaMahadev Narayan NaikBJPSubhash Shirodkar Congress
MarcaimRamkrishna Alias Sudin DhavalikarMAGSudin Dhavalikar MGP
MormugaoMilind Sagun NaikBJPMilind Naik BJP
Vasco Da GamaJose Luis Carlos AlmeidaBJPJose Luis Carlos Almeida BJP
DabolimMauvin Heliodoro GodinhoINCMauvin Goudinho INC
CortalimMatanhy SaldanhaBJP Alina Saldhana BJP
NuvemFrancisco Xavier Pacheco (Mickky)GVP Wilfred D’souza alias Babashan INC
CurtorimAleixo Reginaldo LourencoINCAleixo Reginaldo Lourenco INC
FatordaVijai SardesaiIND Vijay Sardessai IND
MargaoDigambar KamatINC Digambar Kamat INC
BenaulimCaetano R. SilvaGVP Churchill Alemao NCP
NavelimAvertano FurtadoIND Luizin Faleiro Congress
CuncolimSubhash Alias Rajan Kashinath NaikBJP Clefacio Dias Congress
VelimBenjamin SilvaIND
QuepemChandrakant KavalekarINC Babu Kavlekar Congress
CurchoremNilesh CabralBJP Nilesh Cabral BJP
SanvordemGanesh Chandru GaonkarBJP Deepak Pauskar MGP
SanguemSubhash U. Phal DessaiBJPPrasad GaonkarIND
CanaconaRamesh Bombo TawadkarBJPVijay Pai KhotBJP
Keep refreshing the page as the winning candidate list will be updated in every 10 minutes. The exit polls released on March 9 have projected BJP to emerge as the single largest party followed by Congress. The survey has predicted AAP to open its account in the state.
PartiesIndia TV-C VoterIndia News- MRCIndia Today-AxisPoll of Polls
BJP15-211518-2217
Congress12-18109-1313
AAP0-470-24
Others2-884-96

The key candidates contesting in the Goa Assembly elections include the incumbent Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, AAP chief ministerial candidate Elvis Gomes, senior Congress leader Digambar Kamat and Sudin Dhawalikar, the chief ministerial candidate of the grand alliance. Also Read - Caught on Camera: Sena MLA Dilip Lande Dumps Garbage on BMC Contractor, Forces Him to Sit on Waterlogged Road

BJP contested the Goa Assembly elections under the leadership of incumbent Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar. Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigned for the party in the state. Meanwhile, the Congress and the grand alliance of Shiv Sena, MGP and GSM campaigned aggressively against BJP and both the parties claim to win maximum seats in the state. The debutant AAP, on the other hand, used the formula used by the party in Delhi and the party contested the elections on the issue of corruption and honest politics.