Gokak Assembly Constituency is in Belgaum district of Karnataka. Jarkiholi Ramesh Laxman Rao won the seat in 2008 Assembly elections. Laxma Rao is a congress candidate and secured 36.10 percent votes in 2008 elections. He may contest from the same constituency in 2013 Vidhan Sabha elections as well.
Ramesh Laxman Rao defeated Ashok Ningayya Pujari of the JD (Secular) and Laxman Rao of BJP. Following is the profile of Gokak Assembly Constituency.