The CPI(M) has won a seat each in the elections to the assemblies of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha held alongwith the parliament elections.
The Party won the Bonai (ST) seat with its candidate Laxman Munda defeating the ruling Biju Janata Dal candidate by a margin of 1818 votes. Munda secured 39,125 votes.
In Andhra Pradesh the Party won the Bhadrachalam (ST) seat defeating the TDP nominee by 1815 votes. The Party candidate was Sunnam Rajaiah.
The CPI(M) did not have a representation in the Odisha assembly last time.