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Andhra Pradesh is a state in South India with 25 seats. At the time of the previous Lok Sabha elections in 2014, Andhra Pradesh was larger in size with 42 constituencies. It was divided later that year to carve out Telangana, the newest state of India with 17 Lok Sabha seats. In the last Lok Sabha elections before the formation of Telangana, of the 25 seats in the Andhra region of the state, N Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP had bagged 16 and emerged as the single largest party with a vote share of 40.8 per cent. The second-biggest party was the Jaganmohan Reddy-led YSR Congress Party, which won 8 seats with 45.7 per cent votes. The Bharatiya Janata Party had in 2014 Lok Sabha polls taken 2 seats with a vote share of 7.2 per cent.
At the time of the previous general elections in 2014, an undivided Andhra Pradesh had a total of 64,934,133 registered electors, of whom 74.64 per cent, or 48,467,721, exercised their right to franchise across 71,225 polling stations to choose their 42 Members of Parliament from among 598 candidates.
Andhra Pradesh has 175 Assembly constituencies. In the previous Assembly elections, held in 2014, the Telugu Desam Party had bagged 102 seats with a vote share of 44.9 per cent. The YSR Congress, with 44.6 per cent votes, had won 67 seats. The Bharatiya Janata Party had won four seats with a vote share of 2.2 per cent, while other took 2 sears with a combined vote share of 2 per cent. At present, N Chandrababu Naidu of the TDP is the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh.