The JD(S) candidate for Ramanagara assembly Mrs. Anitha Kumaraswmay w/o. Chief minister H.D.Kumaraswamy filed papers on 15th October 2018. H.D.Kumaraswamy accompanied his wife to the Ramanagara Deputy commissioner’s office where she filed her nomination papers.
The by-elections of 3 Lok Sabha and 2 assembly constituencies in the State will be held on 3rd November 2018 and counting will take place on 6th November 2018.
Shiramagowda of JD(S) filed his nomination from Mandya LS constituency, the traditional strong hold in the vokkaliga community belt in the old Mysuru region.
The Lok Sabha bu-polls were necessitated following the resignations of Yeddyurappa from Shhivamogga, C.s.Puttaraju (JD-S) from Mandya and B.Sriramulu (BJP) from Bellari. The Ramanagara assembly seat fell vacant as H.D.Kumaraswamy, who won from both, Ramanagara and Chennapatna opted to represent Chennapatna.
The Chief Minister addressed the media and expressed his confidence in winning all the 5 constituencies going to polls on 3rd November 2018.