2019 Indian general election in Tamil Nadu

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Indian general election in Tamil Nadu, 2019

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39 seats
Turnout72.49%(Decrease1.17%)
  First party Second party
  Mkspicture (cropped).jpg Edappadi K. Palaniswami.jpg
Leader M. K. Stalin Edappadi K. Palaniswami
Party DMK AIADMK
Alliance UPA NDA
Last election 0 37
Seats won 38 1
Seat change Increase38 Decrease36
Popular vote 13,877,622 7,830,520
Percentage 32.76% 18.48%

2019 Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha result by constituency.svg

The 2019 Indian general elections was held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The elections can be held at an earlier date if the Council of Ministers recommends dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha to the President of India. However, the government has publicly announced that the elections will be held according to schedule.[1][2][3] The general election in Tamil Nadu was held on April 18, 2019. ECI has announced that the by-election (2016–21 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly by-elections) for 18 assembly constituencies together with the general elections (18 constituencies polling date - 18.04.2019 and 4 Constituencies - 19.05.2019). The counting of votes was held on May 23 and on the same day results were published.

There are totally 39 lok sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu state and One lok sabha constituency from Puducherry. The average voters for each of the constituency is around 1.51 million in Tamil Nadu and 0.9 million in Puducherry. Special revisions were made in the voter's list so as to add/update/removal of the voters in the voters list and the revised list is published in the official website of the Election Commission (TN). The instructions for the voters were released for guiding the voters and it helps out the voters to clarify the doubts on the documents need to be carried on the voting day and steps needed to be taken if there are any problems that may occur during voting. The ECI appreciated everyone those who took part in voting and the main goal was to achieve 100% voting percentage.

In the last elections in 2014, Dharmapuri recorded with the highest voting percentage with 81.14% whereas Chennai South recorded with the lowest voting percentage of 60.37% and the average voting percentage is 73.68% and 28 constituencies achieved polling percentage of more than the average voting percentage.

Opinion polls[edit]

Date published Polling agency Others Lead
UPA NDA AIADMK
Jan 2019 Republic Tv - Cvoter 44.2% 6.7% 21.3% 27.8% 12.9%
Apr 2019 Times Now-VMR 53.12% 39.61% 7.27% 13.51%
Date published Polling agency AMMK Lead
UPA NDA
Oct 2018 Spick Media 25 6 7 19
Mar 2019 Times Now-VMR 34 5 0 29
Mar 2019 News Nation 24 15 NA 9
Mar 2019 India TV-CNX 22 15 2 7
Apr 2019 People studies-Loyola College 33 3-5 1-2 28
Apr 2019 Thanthi TV 23-31 9-17 0 14
Apr 2019 Republic TV 18-19 20-21 0 2
06 Apr 2019 IndiaTV-CNX 21 13 5 8
08 Apr 2019 Times Now-VMR 33 6 0 27
08 Apr 2019 PuthiyaThalaimurai TV 31-33 6-8 0 27
08 Apr 2019 Chanakyaa (Rangaraj Pandey) 20-25 15-20 0 5-10

Voters Turnout[edit]

Date State/UT No. of. Seats Turnout (%)[4]
18 Apr 2019 Tamil Nadu[N 1] 39 72.49
18 Apr 2019 Puducherry 1 82.20

Constituency-wise Turnout[edit]

Constituency Turnout[4]
Thiruvallur 72.36 Decrease
Chennai (North) 64.27 Increase
Chennai (South) 57.08 Decrease
Chennai (Central) 58.99 Decrease
Sriperumbudur 62.44 Decrease
Kancheepuram 75.33 Decrease
Arakkonam 78.91 Increase
Vellore 71.77 Decrease
Krishnagiri 76.09 Decrease
Dharmapuri 82.51 Increase
Tiruvannamalai 78.34 Decrease
Arani 78.73 Decrease
Villupuram 78.71 Increase
Kallakurichi 78.81 Increase
Salem 77.94 Increase
Namakkal 80.24 Increase
Erode 72.73 Decrease
Tiruppur 73.22 Decrease
Nilgiris 74.04 Increase
Coimbatore 63.87 Decrease
Pollachi 71.16 Decrease
Dindigul 75.30 Decrease
Karur 79.21 Decrease
Tiruchirappalli 69.53 Decrease
Perambalur 78.69 Decrease
Cuddalore 76.51 Decrease
Chidambaram 78.04 Decrease
Mayiladuthurai 73.96 Decrease
Nagapattinam 76.97 Decrease
Thanjavur 72.59 Decrease
Sivaganga 69.98 Decrease
Madurai 66.13 Decrease
Theni 75.61 Increase
Virudhunagar 72.67 Decrease
Ramanathapuram 68.48 Decrease
Thoothukudi 69.59 Decrease
Tenkasi 71.60 Decrease
Tirunelveli 67.29 Decrease
Kanniyakumari 70.27 Increase
  1. ^ Tamil Nadu has 39 constituencies.

Highest turnout in Dharmapuri constituency of 82.51% and the lowest is in Chennai South constituency of 57.08%.[4]

Exit Polls[edit]

Polling Agency UPA NDA AMMK MNM NTK
Thanthi TV 23 15 0 0 0
Chanakyaa (Rangaraj Pandey) 23-25 15-17 0 0 0
India Today 34-38 0-4 0 0 0
Times Now 29 9 0 0 0
People Political Predictions 25 4 9 0 0

Results[edit]

[N 1] [N 2]

Party


Leader
Mkspicture (cropped).jpg G. Ramakrishnan.JPG D. RAJA DSC 0637.resized.JPG The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri O. Panneerselvam calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on January 19, 2017.jpg P. K. Kunhalikutty BNC.jpg Thol. Thirumavalavan.jpg
Votes 32.76%, 13,877,622 12.76%, 5,405,674 2.40%, 1,018,225 2.43%, 1,031,617 18.48%, 7,830,520 1.11%, 469,943 1.18%, 500,229
Seats 24 (61.54%) 8 (20.51%) 2 (5.13%) 2 (5.13%) 1 (2.56%) 1 (2.56%) 1 (2.56%)
24 / 39
8 / 39
2 / 39
2 / 39
1 / 39
1 / 39
1 / 39
Adj. vote (%) [N 2] 54.39% 52.76% 44.92% 48.62% 33.11% 44.08% 43.38%

Coalition wise result[edit]

Parties Alliance Parties Contested seats Alliance contested seats Seats won
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam United Progressive Alliance 21 39 21
Indian National Congress[5] 9 8
Communist Party of India[6] 2 2
Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7] 2 2
Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi[6] 1 1
Indian Union Muslim League[6] 1 1
Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi[6] 1 1
Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi[8] 1 1
Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam[9] 1 1
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam[10] National Democratic Alliance 20 39 1
Bharatiya Janata Party[10] 5 0
Pattali Makkal Katchi[11] 7 0
Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam[11] 4 0
Puthiya Tamilagam[10] 1 0
Tamil Maanila Congress[10] 1 0
Puthiya Neethi Katchi[10] 1 0
Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam AMMK Alliance 37 38 0
Social Democratic Party of India 1 0
Makkal Needhi Maiam MNM Alliance 36 36 0
TamilNadu Ilangyar Katchi - 15 15 0

Constituency-wise results[edit]

Constituency-wise results:[12][13][14]

Constituency Candidates
UPA NDA AMMK MNM NTK Winning candidate Winning party Margin
Arakkonam   DMK - S. Jagathrakshakan   PMK - A. K. Moorthy N. G. Parthiban N.Rajendran   Y.R.Pavendhan S. Jagathrakshakan DMK 328956
Arani   INC - Dr. M. K. Vishnu Prasad   ADMK - Senji V. Ezhumalai G. Senthamizhan V.Shaji   A.Thamilarasi Dr. M. K. Vishnu Prasad INC 230806
Chennai (Central)   DMK - Dayanidhi Maran   PMK - S.R.Sam Paul SDPI - Dehlan Baqavi Kameela Nassar   R.Karthikeyan Dayanidhi Maran DMK 301520
Chennai (North)   DMK - Kalanidhi Veeraswamy   DMDK - R. Mohanraj P.Santhana Krishnan A.G. Mauriya (Former IPS officer)   P.Kaliyammaal Kalanidhi Veeraswamy DMK 461518
Chennai (South)   DMK - Thamizhachi Thangapandian   ADMK - J. Jayavardhan E. Subaya Rangarajan (Former IAS Officer)   A.J.Sherine Sumathy (A) Thamizachi Thangapandian DMK 262223
Chidambaram   VCK - Thol. Thirumavalavan[15]   ADMK - P. Chandrasekar A. Elavarasan T.Ravi   M.Siva Jothi Thol. Thirumavalavan VCK[15] 3219
Coimbatore   CPI(M) - P.R. Natarajan   BJP - C. P. Radhakrishnan N. R. Appadurai R.Mahendran   S.Kalyana Sundharam P.R. Natarajan CPI(M) 176918
Cuddalore   DMK - T.R.V.S. Ramesh   PMK - R. Govindasamy K.Thangavel V.Annamalai   R.Sithra T.R.V.S. Ramesh DMK 143983
Dharmapuri   DMK - S. Senthil Kumar   PMK - Anbumani Ramadoss P. Palaniappan D.Rajashekar   R.Rukmini Devi S. Senthil Kumar DMK 70753
Dindigul   DMK - P. Veluchamy   PMK -K.Jothimuthu P.Jothi Murugan S.Sudhakaran   Mansoor Ali Khan P. Veluchamy DMK 538972
Erode   MDMK - A. Ganesha Murthi [16] (DMK[17][N 1])   ADMK - G. Manimaran K. C. Senthilkumar A.Saravanakumar   M.C.Seetha Laxmi A. Ganesha Murthi [16] DMK[17][N 1] 210618
Kallakurichi   DMK - Pon.Gautham Sigamani   DMDK - L.K. Sudhish M.Komugi Manian H.Ganesh   S.Sharfudeen Pon.Gautham Sigamani DMK 399919
Kancheepuram   DMK - G. Selvam   ADMK - K. Maragatham A. Munusamy ---   D.Sivaranjani G. Selvam DMK 286632
Kanniyakumari   INC - H. Vasanthakumar   BJP - Pon Radhakrishnan E.Lekshmanan J.Ebenezer   V.Jainteen H. Vasanthakumar INC 259933
Karur   INC -S.Jothimani   ADMK - M. Thambidurai P.S.N.Thangavel R.Hariharan   R.Karupriya S.Jothimani INC 420546
Krishnagiri   INC - A. Chellakumar   ADMK - K. P. Munusamy S. Ganesa kumar Srikarunya Subramanyam   N.Madhusoodhanan A. Chellakumar INC 156765
Madurai   CPI(M) - S. Venkatesan   ADMK - V.V.R. Raj Satyen K. David Annadurai P.Alagar   J.Pandiyammal S. Venkatesan CPI(M) 139395
Mayiladuthurai   DMK - S. Ramalingam   ADMK - S. Aasaimani S. Senthamizhan M.Refayudeen   K.Shubashini S. Ramalingam DMK 261314
Nagapattinam   CPI - M.Selvaraj   ADMK - M. Saravanan T. Sengodi K.Guruviah   P.Malathi M.Selvaraj CPI 209349
Namakkal   KMDK - A.K.P. Chinnaraj (DMK[18][N 1])   ADMK -P. Kaliappan P. P. Saminathan R.Thangavelu   B.Bhaskar A.K.P. Chinnaraj DMK[18][N 1] 265151
Nilgiris   DMK - A Raja   ADMK - M.Thyagarajan M. Ramaswamy N.Rajendran   --- A Raja DMK 205823[19]
Perambalur   IJK - T.R.Paarivendhar (DMK[20][N 1])   ADMK - N. R. Sivapathy M. Rajasekaran ---   K.Santhi T.R.Paarivendhar DMK[20][N 1] 403518
Pollachi   DMK - K. Shamugasundaram   ADMK - C. Mahendran S. Muthukumar R.Mookambikai   A.Sanuja K. Shamugasundaram DMK 173359
Ramanathapuram   IUML - Navaskani   BJP - Nainar Nagendran V. T. N. Anandh Vijaya Baskar   T.Bhuvaneshwari Navaskani IUML 126237
Salem   DMK - S. R. Parthiban   ADMK - K. R. S. Saravanan S. K. Selvam M.Prabu Manikandan   A.Rasa S. R. Parthiban DMK 146926
Sivaganga   INC - Karti P Chidambaram   BJP - H. Raja V. Pandi Kavingnar Snehan   V.Sakthi Priya Karti P Chidambaram INC 332244
Sriperumbudur   DMK - T R Baalu   PMK - A. Vaithilingam G. Tambaram Narayanan M.Srithar   R.Mahendran T R Baalu DMK 484732
Tenkasi   DMK - Dhanush M Kumar   Puthiya Tamizhagam - K. Krishnasamy S.Ponnuthai K.Muneshwaran   S.S.Madhivanan Dhanush M Kumar DMK 120286
Thanjavur   DMK - S S Palanimanickam   TMC- N. R. Nadarajan P. Murugesan R.S. Sampath Ramadoss   N.Krishnakumar S S Palanimanickam DMK 368129
Theni   INC - EVKS Elangovan   ADMK - P. Raveendranath Kumar Thanga Tamil Selvan S.Radhakrishnan   Sagul Hameed P. Raveendranath Kumar AIADMK 76672
Thiruvallur   INC - K.Jayakumar   ADMK - P. Venugopal Pon. Raja M.Logarangan   M.Vetri Selvi K.Jayakumar INC 356955
Thoothukudi   DMK - Kanimozhi   BJP - Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan Dr. M. Bhuvaneswaran T.P.S. Pon kumaran   Christatine S.Rajasekar Kanimozhi DMK 347209
Tiruchirappalli   INC - Su. Thirunavukkarasar   DMDK - V. Ilangovan Sarubala R. Thondaiman V.Anandha Raja   V.Vinoth Su. Thirunavukkarasar INC 459286
Tirunelveli   DMK - S. Gnanathiraviam   ADMK - P. H. Paul Manoj Pandian S. Michael Rayappan M.Vennimalai   B.Sathya S. Gnanathiraviam DMK 185457
Tiruppur   CPI - K. Subbarayan   ADMK - M. S. M. Anandan S. R. Selvam V.S.Chandrakumar   P.Jaganathan K. Subbarayan CPI 93368
Tiruvannamalai   DMK - C. N. Annadurai   ADMK - Agri S.S. Krishnamoorthy A.Gnanasekar R.Arul   R.Ramesh Babu C. N. Annadurai DMK 304187
Vellore   DMK - D. M. Kathir Anand   Puthiya Neethi Katchi - A.C. Shanmugham --- ---   S.Deepalakshmi D. M. Kathir Anand DMK 8141
Villupuram   VCK - D. Ravikumar (DMK[15][N 1])   PMK - S. Vadivel Raavanan N. Ganapathy (Vanur MLA) S. Anbil Poyyamozhi   D.Pragalatha D. Ravikumar DMK[15][N 1] 128068
Virudhunagar   INC - Manickam Tagore   DMDK - R. Azhagarsamy Paramasiva Iyyappan V.Muniyasamy   K.Arunmozhi Thevan Manickam Tagore INC 154554
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i VCK, IJK, MDMK and KMDK contested one seat in DMK's Rising Sun party symbol, therefore they will be considered as DMK party candidates officially by ECI affidavit and will represent as DMK in Parliament
  2. ^ a b Adjusted vote percentage (or Adj. vote %) of a political party in a given state is the measure of the percentage of the total votes polled for the party only in those constituencies of the state, in which the party contested, under its official election symbol. It does not account for the percentage of the total votes polled for the party across the entire state (unlike vote %). This metric is also called contested average.

See also[edit]

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