The YSR Congress decimated the TDP headed by N Chandrababu Naidu in the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections that were held on 11 April 2019. The polls were held along with the 2019 Indian general election.
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu, YS Jaganmohan Reddy of the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress (YSRC) and Pawan Kalyan of Jana Sena were the main contenders.
YRS Congress party emerged victorious in 151 seats in the 175-member strong state assembly. Reddy, became the first chief minister of the state after it was bifurcated to carve out Telangana five years ago. He took the oath in Telugu at 12.23 pm amid thunderous cheers by scores of party leaders and workers in a brief ceremony at the IGMC Stadium in Vijayawada.
In the 2014 State elections, Chandra Babu Naidu led TRS, in alliance with the Jana Sena Party (led by chief Pawan Kalyan) and the Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the single largest party. With 88 seats required to win a majority, the alliance won 103 out of the available 175 seats.