Kerala Legislative Assembly election, 2011

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Kerala State legislative assembly election, 2011
India
2006 ←
13 April 2011

All 140 seats in the Legislature of Kerala
  First party Second party
  Oommen Chandy.png V. S. Achuthanandan 2008.jpg
Leader Oommen Chandy V S Achuthanandan
Party INC CPI(M)
Alliance UDF LDF
Leader's seat Puthuppally Malampuzha
Last election 42 seats, 42.98% 98 seats, 48.63%
Seats before 42 98
Seats won 72 68
Seat change Increase30 Decrease30
Popular vote 8,002,874 7,846,703
Percentage 45.83% 44.94
Swing Increase 2.85% Decrease 3.69%

KERALA CONSTITUENCIES WITH DISTRICT BOUNDARIES.svg

Kerala Assembly Constituencies

Chief Minister before election

V. S. Achuthanandan
CPI(M)

Chief Minister

Oommen Chandy
INC

The thirteenth legislative assembly election was held on 13 April 2011 to elect members of the 140 constituencies in Kerala. Election results were released on 13 May 2011. The results proved to be one of the closest elections in Kerala's history, with the UDF beating the LDF by a margin of 4 seats.

Parties and coalitions[edit]

There are 2 major coalition parties in Kerala. The United Democratic Front (UDF) is the coalition of parties led by the Indian National Congress. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) is the coalition of mainly the leftist parties, led by Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M). Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is also contesting in the state and fields candidates in 139 constituencies, with one seat to their NDA alliance partner Janata Dal (United).[1] [2]

The parties in the UDF coalition are:-

Sl.No: Name of the Party Party Flag Party Leader in Kerala
1 Indian National Congress Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg V. M. Sudheeran
2 Indian Union Muslim League Flag of the Indian Union Muslim League.svg Sayed Hyderali Shihab Thangal
3 Kerala Congress (M) Kerala-Congress-flag.svg K. M. Mani
4 Socialist Janatha (Democratic) M. P. Virendra Kumar
5 Communist Marxist Party CMP-banner.svg M. V. Raghavan
6 Kerala Congress (Jacob) Johnny Nellore
7 Kerala Congress (B) R. Balakrishna Pillai
8 Kerala Revolutionary Socialist Party (Baby John) Shibu Baby John
9 Revolutionary Socialist Party RSP-flag.svg V. P. Ramakrishna Pillai

The parties in the LDF coalition are:-

Sl.No: Name of the Party Party Flag Party Leader in Kerala
1 Communist Party of India (Marxist) South Asian Communist Banner.svg Pinarayi Vijayan
2 Communist Party of India CPI-banner.svg Pannyan Raveendran
3 Janata Dal (Secular) Mathew T. Thomas
4 Nationalist Congress Party NCP-flag.svg A.C. Shanmukha Das
5 Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group) P. C. Thomas
6 Congress (S) Kadannappalli Ramachandran
7 Janathipathiya Samrakshana Samithy Jsslogo.JPG K. R. Gowri Amma

BJP alliance:-

Sl.No: Name of the Party Party Flag Party Leader in Kerala
1 Bharatiya Janata Party align=centerli V. Muraleedharan
2 Janata Dal (United) align=centerli P. J. Kurian

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is contesting in all the 140 seats.

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) contests in 6 seats in the state.

The Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) (SUCI)[3] is contesting in 26 seats.

The Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) [4] fielded candidates in 84[5] constituencies.

The Shiv Sena is contesting 44[6] seats, without any alliance with the BJP.

Seat allotment[edit]

Common election symbols are provided only to national parties and registered recognized state parties.[7] Registered unrecognized parties are given free symbols as per availability, based on request.

LDF[edit]

Sl.No: Name of the Party Election Symbol Number of Seats
1 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI (M)) 93
2 Communist Party of India (CPI) 27
3 Janata Dal (Secular) (JDS) 5
3 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) 4
4 Indian National League (INL) 3[citation needed]
5 Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group)
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3
6 Congress (S) 1

UDF[edit]

Sl.No: Name of the Party Election Symbol Number of Seats
1 Indian National Congress 82
2 Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) 24
3 Kerala Congress (M) 15
3 Socialist Janatha (Democratic) 6
4 Janathipathiya Samrakshana Samithy (JSS) 4
5 Communist Marxist Party (CMP) 3
6 Kerala Congress (Jacob) 3
7 Kerala Congress (B) 2
8 Kerala Revolutionary Socialist Party (Baby John) (RSP (B)) 1
9 Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) 4

The Indian Union Muslim League contests the elections as Muslim League Kerala State Committee.

NDA[edit]

Name of the Party Number of Seats
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 139
Janata Dal (United) (JDU) 1

The official constituency wise list of candidates with their election symbols

Constituencies[edit]

There are 140 constituencies in Kerala, spread over 14 districts, based on the Delimitation commission of 2002.[8] Many constituencies present in the 2006 elections become non-existent and 24 new constituencies came into existence following the delimitation.

Aranmula constituency in Pathanamathitta district is the only seat in the state that has over two lakh voters at 203,411.The constituency that has the second highest number of voters is Sultan Battery in Wayanad district with over 196,078 voters, followed by Kunnathur in Kollam district with over 190,322 voters. Kozhikode South constituency has the least number of voters with 130,254, followed by Ernakulam with 133,398 and Tanur in Malappuram district with 136,183 voters respectively.[9]

Female voters outnumber the male voters in 127 of the 140 assembly seats.The Aranmula constituency has the highest number of female voters in the state, followed by Adoor with 102,336 and Manalur with 102,300 females.[9][10]

Peerumedu constituency has the most number of polling booths, with 195 booths.

Thuiruvananthapuram district has the largest number of 100 candidates in the fray the least number of 17 candidates is in Wayanad.[11]

Poonjar constituency has the maximum number of candidates, 13. The least number of candidates is 4, in the constituencies of Sulthanbathery, Alathur, Malampuzha and Kaduthuruthy.[12]

Campaign[edit]

Salient points[edit]

V. S. Achuthanandan started the LDF campaign in Malampuzha, Palakkad on 21-Mar-2011.[13]

An Asianet News journalist was allegedly roughed up by P. Jayarajan, a senior legislator of Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front after a chat show in Kannur.[14][15]

The use of a helicopter by KPCC chief Ramesh Chennithala in poll campaign was criticised by LDF.[16]

The Supreme Court upheld the Election Commission's order directing the state government to defer its decision to extend a scheme for providing rice at Rs.2 per kg to all ration card holders that was announced on the eve of the assembly elections.[17]

Former UDF M.L.A. Sobhana George who gave nomination to contest as an Independent candidate from Chenganoor later withdrew her candidature. Janakeeya Vikasana Munnai leader M. R. Murali also withdrew his nomination from contesting polls in Shoranur.[18]

UDF manifesto[edit]

The main promises in the UDF manifesto are:-[19]

  1. 36 lakh jobs for the unemployed youth.
  2. 25 kg of rice at Re one a kg rice for Below Poverty Line families and at Rs two per kg to others.
  3. Farm loans at three per cent interest.
  4. Free bi-cycles to class X students.
  5. Setting up of pepper and horticulture boards.
  6. Back-door appointments to be reconsidered.
  7. Interest-free loans for purchasing computers and motorbikes for students.
  8. Making Kochi Metro project a reality.
  9. Ensuring electricity connections to all households within one year.
  10. Exploitation by operators of other state lotteries to be stopped.

LDF Manifesto[edit]

The main promises in the LDF manifesto are:-[20]

  1. Amend the Lok Ayukta rules to provide information to public regarding the assets owned by public figures within and outside the country and to ensure transparent and corruption-free administration..
  2. Extension of Rs 2 per kg rice scheme to all sections.
  3. Increase old age pension from Rs 400 to Rs 1000.
  4. Creation of 25 lakh jobs in non-farm sectors and increasing the state spending on infrastructure projects.
  5. A subsidy of Rs 20 per litre for kerosene for the weaker sections..
  6. Several sops for women and children with various empowerments schemes totalling Rs 7500 crore..
  7. The maternity leave with wage for women worker in unorganised sector would be increased to three months from the present one month..
  8. All the school children would be given free meal, uninforms and textbooks..
  9. A welfare-cum-pension scheme for employees of places of worship of all religions will be introduced..
  10. The operations of other-state lotteries would be contained while protecting Kerala state lottery.
  11. Total electrification of the state in six months.
  12. Cent per cent drinking water supply in five years.

Poll surveys[edit]

Pre-poll surveys[edit]

  • The Asianet opinion survey released on 9-Mar-2011 predicts 77 to 87 seats for UDF, 53 to 63 seats for LDF and 0 to 5 seats for BJP.
  • The second round survey by Asianet News on 31-Mar-2011 changes the tally as follows: UDF 80 to 90; LDF 50 to 60: BJP 0 to 2.[21]
  • The opinion survey conducted by Institute for Monitoring Economic Growth, predicted on 31-Mar-2011 that the UDF will get 72–82 seats and the LDF will get 58–68 seats in the elections.[22]
  • The opinion poll conducted by Mail Today-India Today-Headlines Today-Aaj Tak-ORG, announced on 1-April-2011 predicts 96 seats to the UDF and only 41 seats to the ruling LDF, with others getting 3 seats.[23][24]

Post-poll surveys[edit]

  • The post-poll study by the Centre for Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) done for The Week, Manorama News and CNN-IBN released on the 10-May-2011 predicted 69 to 77 seats for LDF and 63 to 71 seats for UDF, giving a slight advantage to LDF for the first time.[25]
  • The third and final survey conducted by Centre for Forecasting and Research (C fore) in association with Asianet released on 10-May-2011 has again changed their predictions as follows: UDF 72 to 82; LDF 58 to 68; BJP 0 to 2 [26]
  • The Headlines Today-ORG polls, released on 10-May-2011, predicted that the UDF would win 85 to 92 seats and the LDF would win 48 to 55 seats.[27]
  • Star News survey predicted that the UDF is expected to win 88 seats while the LDF will win 49 seats.[28][29]
  • The Congress-backed Jai Hind TV channel predicted that the UDF will win 86–96 seats and the LDF would have to settle for 44–54 seats.[30]
  • News24 channel in association with 'Today's Chanakya Agency' predicts UDF 84-102; LDF 35-53; BJP 0-6 .[31]
  • Exit poll by 'CVB News-C-Voter' gave UDF 83–91, LDF 49–57 and BJP 1–4 seats.[32]

Election[edit]

The thirteenth legislative assembly election was held on 13 April 2011. The filing of nominations for the elections ended on 26 March 2011. A total of 1373 contestants filed nominations. The scrutiny of nominations took place on 29 March 2011. According to the latest revised electoral list, there are a total of 22,878,767 voters, with 11,919,652 women and 10,959,115 men. There are 20,758 polling booths in 11,662 polling locations in the state.[33]

A total of 971 candidates contested the elections, after the withdrawal of nominations closed.[11]

Voting[edit]

The polling to elect members of assembly from the 140 constituencies in Kerala was held successfully on 13 April 2011. 75.12 per cent voter turn out was recorded in the state. The district wise and constituency wise polling percentage is as given below.[34][35]

Re-polling was conducted on two polling stations in the state on 16-April-2011, in the Legislative Assembly constituencies of Pattambi and Chalakkudy.

Sl. No: District Constituency No. of Voters Polling Stations Percentage of Polling
Kasaragod 76.3%
1 Manjeshwar 176801 160 75.1%
2 Kasargod 159251 140 73.6%
3 Udma 173441 152 74.0%
4 Kanhangad 177812 158 78.4%
5 Trikaripur 169019 162 80.4%
Kannur 80.7%
6 Payyannur 157667 151 82.3%
7 Kalliasseri 156598 148 79.4%
8 Taliparamba 173593 161 82.7%
9 Irikkur 168376 163 77.3%
10 Azhikode 147413 128 82.2%
11 Kannur 143181 122 78.7%
12 Dharmadam 162161 139 83.4%
13 Thalassery 149174 144 78.6%
14 Kuthuparamba 160026 147 79.7%
15 Mattannur 159815 146 82.7%
16 Peravoor 145437 126 80.0%
Wayanad 73.8%
17 Mananthavady (ST) 166823 134 74.2%
18 Sulthanbathery (ST) 198272 179 73.2%
19 Kalpetta 170042 137 75.0%
Kozhikode 81.3%
20 Vadakara 141290 137 80.5%
21 Kuttiadi 162140 140 87.2%
22 Nadapuram 179213 160 81.4%
23 Quilandy 165945 141 81.6%
24 Perambra 159050 145 84.3%
25 Balusseri (SC) 183851 161 81.5%
26 Elathur 161999 137 82.0%
27 Kozhikode North 149890 134 77.1%
28 Kozhikode South 132621 128 77.9%
29 Beypore 163840 131 78.7%
30 Kunnamangalam 177622 140 84.0%
31 Koduvally 142154 121 79.7%
32 Thiruvambadi 145446 127 79.1%
Malappuram 74.6%
33 Kondotty 157911 131 77.5%
34 Ernad 141704 125 80.4%
35 Nilambur 174633 151 77.8%
36 Wandoor (SC) 180536 158 73.3%
37 Manjeri 164036 136 71.0%
38 Perinthalmanna 164998 143 81.3%
39 Mankada 164006 131 73.6%
40 Malappuram 167667 143 72.6%
41 Vengara 144304 118 68.9%
42 Vallikunnu 156165 123 72.2%
43 Tirurangadi 152828 124 65.5%
44 Tanur 138051 110 75.3%
45 Tirur 166273 142 75.9%
46 Kottakkal 167435 132 70.5%
47 Thavanur 156189 124 78.1%
48 Ponnani 158627 141 76.2%
Palakkad 75.6%
49 Thrithala 155363 127 78.4%
50 Pattambi 153467 122 76.5%
51 Shornur 163390 141 73.4%
52 Ottappalam 174363 152 75.0%
53 Kongad (SC) 155410 134 72.7%
54 Mannarkkad 166126 141 72.7%
55 Malampuzha 180267 150 75.2%
56 Palakkad 154101 134 72.6%
57 Tarur (SC) 148716 131 75.3%
58 Chittur 167503 143 81.0%
59 Nemmara 171567 159 77.9%
60 Alathur 152355 131 76.1%
Thrissur 74.9%
61 Chelakkara (SC) 173352 147 76.6%
62 Kunnamkulam 173993 155 75.3%
63 Guruvayoor 178107 150 71.9%
64 Manalur 189796 169 73.3%
65 Wadakkanchery 177837 149 77.9%
66 Ollur 176637 145 73.8%
67 Thrissur 161697 135 68.7%
68 Nattika (SC) 179470 148 71.4%
69 Kaipamangalam 151281 135 77.2%
70 Irinjalakuda 174061 151 75.8%
71 Puthukkad 175850 155 78.0%
72 Chalakudy 172486 157 76.2%
73 Kodungallur 168902 156 75.9%
Ernakulam 77.6%
74 Perumbavoor 154283 153 81.1%
75 Angamaly 152250 144 80.7%
76 Aluva 158819 144 80.3%
77 Kalamassery 164999 144 79.3%
78 Paravur 170940 154 84.0%
79 Vypeen 151879 138 79.3%
80 Kochi 157604 148 66.9%
81 Thripunithura 171429 157 76.3%
82 Ernakulam 135512 122 71.6%
83 Thrikkakara 159701 139 73.6%
84 Kunnathunad (SC) 152939 171 83.4%
88 Piravom 175995 134 79.1%
86 Muvattupuzha 154304 125 74.9%
87 Kothamangalam 144146 136 74.1%
Idukki 71.1%
88 Devikulam (SC) 147765 170 72.3%
89 Udumbanchola 153386 157 71.9%
90 Thodupuzha 177341 181 71.6%
91 Idukki 169711 175 70.3%
92 Peerumade 165179 195 69.6%
Kottayam 73.8%
93 Pala 168981 170 73.4%
94 Kaduthuruthy 171075 166 72.0%
95 Vaikom (SC) 153205 148 78.7%
96 Ettumanoor 150427 154 78.2%
97 Kottayam 147990 158 77.4%
98 Puthuppally 157002 156 73.8%
99 Changanassery 148860 139 72.5%
100 Kanjirappally 161393 154 69.9%
101 Poonjar 167745 160 70.0%
Alappuzha 79.1%
102 Aroor 173906 159 84.0%
103 Cherthala 190467 166 84.7%
104 Alappuzha 173665 153 80.7%
105 Ambalappuzha 146369 130 79.3%
106 Kuttanad 149121 168 78.6%
107 Haripad 168698 181 79.5%
108 Kayamkulam 179130 179 77.6%
109 Mavelikkara (SC) 175720 179 75.8%
110 Chengannur 175610 154 71.2%
Pathanamthitta 68.2%
111 Thiruvalla 193159 163 65.4%
112 Ranni 175285 150 68.5%
113 Aranmula 205978 181 65.8%
114 Konni 181196 163 72.1%
115 Adoor (SC) 192721 170 69.8%
Kollam 72.8%
116 Karunagapally 181575 162 75.4%
117 Chavara 159260 134 79.1%
118 Kunnathur (SC) 193106 172 73.7%
119 Kottarakkara 183590 169 74.3%
120 Pathanapuram 172337 157 74.1%
121 Punalur 186470 179 71.2%
122 Chadayamangalam 177021 165 71.6%
123 Kundara 178050 152 71.2%
124 Kollam 160267 151 70.6%
125 Eravipuram 153383 136 67.9%
126 Chathannoor 160019 136 71.0%
Thiruvananthapuram 68.3%
127 Varkala 151613 154 72.5%
128 Attingal (SC) 171316 162 66.7%
129 Chirayinkeezhu (SC) 169784 172 66.1%
130 Nedumangad 174889 153 70.7%
131 Vamanapuram 173748 166 70.6%
132 Kazhakoottam 162600 137 66.9%
133 Vattiyoorkavu 174721 140 63.9%
134 Thiruvananthapuram 177098 148 60.2%
135 Nemom 171841 144 67.5%
136 Aruvikkara 164890 139 70.2%
137 Parassala 187565 166 71.0%
138 Kattakkada 165300 136 70.6%
139 Kovalam 183116 161 67.6%
140 Neyyattinkara 157004 140 70.7%
TOTAL 23147871 2118 75.12%

Result[edit]

Sl. No: Constituency UDF candidate Party Votes LDF candidate Party Votes BJP+ candidate Votes Winner Margin Winning alliance
1 Manjeshwar P. V. Abdul Razzaq IUML 49817 C. H. Kunjambu CPI(M) 35067 K. Surendaran 43989 P. V. Abdul Razzaq 5828 UDF
2 Kasargod N. A. Nellikunnu IUML 53068 Azeez Kadappuram INL 16467 Jayalakshmi N. Bhatt 43330 N. A. Nellikunnu 9738 UDF
3 Udma C. K. Sreedharan INC 50266 K Kunhiraman CPI(M) 61646 B. Sunitha 13073 K Kunhiraman 11380 LDF
4 Kanhangad M. C. Jose INC 54462 E. Chandrasekharan CPI 66640 Maddikkai Kummaran 15543 E. Chandrasekharan 12178 LDF
5 Trikaripur K. V. Gangadharan INC 59106 K. Kunjiraman CPI(M) 67871 T. Radhakrishnan 5450 K. Kunjiraman 8765 LDF
6 Payyannur K. Brijeshkumar INC 45992 C. Krishnan CPI(M) 78116 C. K. Rameshan 5019 C.Krishnan 32124 LDF
7 Kalliasseri P. Indira INC 43244 T. V. Rajesh CPI(M) 73190 Sreekanth Varma 5499 T. V. Rajesh 29946 LDF
8 Taliparamba Job Michael KC(M) 53170 James Mathew CPI(M) 81031 K. Jayaprakash 6492 James Mathew 27861 LDF
9 Irikkur K. C. Joseph INC 68503 P. Santhosh Kumar CPI 56746 M. G. Ramakrishnan 3529 K. C. Joseph 11757 UDF
10 Azhikode K. M. Shaji IUML 55077 M. Prakasan CPI(M) 54584 M. K. Saseendran 7540 K. M. Shaji 493 UDF
11 Kannur A. P. Abdullakutty INC 55427 Kadannapalli Ramachandran Congress(S) 48984 U. T. Jayanthan 4568 A. P. Abdullakutty 6443 UDF
12 Dharmadam Manbaram Divakaran INC 57192 K. K. Narayanan CPI(M) 72354 C. P. Sangeetha 4963 K. K. Narayanan 15162 LDF
13 Thalassery Rijil Makutty INC 40361 Kodiyeri Balakrishnan CPI(M) 66870 V. Ratnakaran 6973 Kodiyeri Balakrishnan 26509 LDF
14 Kuthuparamba K. P. Mohanan SJD 57164 Sayyad Alai Puthiya Valappil INL (Independent) 53861 O. K. Vasu 11835 K. P. Mohanan 3303 UDF
15 Mattannur Joseph Chavara SJD 44665 E. P. Jayarajan CPI(M) 75177 Biju Elakuzhi 8707 E. P. Jayarajan 30512 LDF
16 Peravoor Sunny Joseph INC 56151 K. K. Shylaja CPI(M) 52711 P. K. Velayudhan 4055 Sunny Joseph 3440 UDF
17 Mananthavady (ST) P. K. Jayalakshmi INC 62996 K. C. Kunjiraman CPI(M) 50262 E. Kunjaman 5732 P. K. Jayalakshmi 12734 UDF
18 Sulthanbathery (ST) I. C. Balakrishnan INC 71509 E. A. Shankaran CPI(M) 63926 Palliyara Raman 8829 I. C. Balakrishnan 7583 UDF
19 Kalpetta M. V. Shreyams Kumar SJD 67018 P. A. Muhammed CPI(M) 48849 P. G. Anand Kumar 6580 M. V. Shreyams Kumar 18169 UDF
20 Vadakara M. K. Premnath SJD 46065 C. K. Nanu JD(S) 46912 M. P. Rajan 6909 C. K. Nanu 847 LDF
21 Kuttiadi Soopy Narikatteri IUML 63286 K. K. Lalitha CPI(M) 70258 V. K. Sajeevan 6272 K. K. Lalitha 6972 LDF
22 Nadapuram V. M. Chandran INC 64532 E. K. Vijayan CPI 72078 K. P. Prakash Babu 6058 E. K. Vijayan 7546 LDF
23 Quilandy K. P. Anilkumar INC 60235 K. Dasan CPI(M) 64374 T. P. Jayachandran 8086 K. Dasan 4139 LDF
24 Perambra Mohammed Iqbal KC(M) 54979 K. Kunjuammad CPI(M) 70248 P. Chandrika 7214 K. Kunjuammad 15269 LDF
25 Balusseri (SC) A. Balram INC 65377 Purushan Kadalundy CPI(M) 74259 T. K. Raman 9304 Purushan Kadalundy 8882 LDF
26 Elathur Shaik P. Haris SJD 52489 A. K. Saseendran NCP 67143 V.V. Rajan 11901 A. K. Saseendran 14654 LDF
27 Kozhikode North P. V. Gangadharan INC 48125 A. Pradeepkumar CPI(M) 57123 P. Reghunath 9894 A. Pradeepkumar 8998 LDF
28 Kozhikode South M. K. Muneer IUML 47771 C. P. Muzaffir Ahmed CPI(M) 46395 Jaya Sadanandan 7512 M. K. Muneer 1376 UDF
29 Beypore M. P. Adam Mulsi INC 55234 Elamaram Kareem CPI(M) 60550 K. P. Sreesan 11040 Elamaram Kareem 5316 LDF
30 Kunnamangalam U. C. Raman IUML 62900 P. T. A. Rahim Independent 66169 C. K. Padmanabhan 17123 P. T .A. Rahim 3269 LDF
31 Koduvally V. M. Ummar IUML 60365 M. Mahboob CPI(M) 43813 Gireesh Thevalli 6519 V. M. Ummar 16552 UDF
32 Thiruvambadi C. Moyinkutty IUML 56386 George M. Thomas CPI(M) 52553 Jose Kappattumala 3894 C. Moyinkutty 3833 UDF
33 Kondotty Mamunni Haji IUML 67998 P. C. Naushad CPI(M) 39849 Kumari Sukumaran 6840 Mamunni Haji 28149 UDF
34 Ernad P. K. Basheer IUML 58698 K. Asharaf Ali CPI P.V.Anver Independent Candidate lost his Deposit CPI Independent 2,700 47,452 Baburaj 3448 P. K. Basheer 11246 UDF
35 Nilambur Aryadan Muhammed INC 66331 M. Thomas Mathew Independent 60733 K. C. Velayudhan 4425 Aryadan Muhammed 5598 UDF
36 Wandoor (SC) A. P. Anilkumar INC 77580 V. Rameshan CPI(M) 48661 Kotheri Ayyappan 2885 A. P. Anilkumar 28919 UDF
37 Manjeri M. Ummer IUML 67594 V. Gowri CPI 38515 P. G. Upendran 6319 M. Ummer 29079 UDF
38 Perinthalmanna Manjalamkuzhi Ali IUML 69730 V. Sasikumar CPI(M) 60141 C. K. Kunjumuhammad 1989 Manjalamkuzhi Ali 9589 UDF
39 Mankada T. E. Ahamed Kabir IUML 67756 Khadija Sathar CPI(M) 44163 K ManiKandan 4387 T. E. Ahamed Kabir 23593 UDF
40 Malappuram P. Ubaidulla IUML 77928 Sadiq Madathil JD(S) 33420 K. Velayudhan 3841 P. Ubaidulla 44508 UDF
41 Vengara P. K. Kunhalikutty IUML 63138 K. P. Ismail INL 24901 Subramaniyan 3417 P. K. Kunhalikutty 38237 UDF
42 Vallikunnu K. N. A. Kader IUML 57250 K.V. Sankaranarayanan Independent 39128 M. Premkumar 11099 K. N. A. Kader 18122 UDF
43 Tirurangadi P. K Abdul Rab IUML 58666 K. K. Samad CPI 28458 Sashidharan Punnasseri 5480 P. K Abdul Rab 30208 UDF
44 Tanur Abdul Rahman Randathani IUML 51549 E. Jayan CPI(M) 51549 Ravi Thelath 7304 Abdul Rahman Randathani 9433 UDF
45 Tirur C. Mammootty IUML 69305 P.P. Abdullakkutty CPI(M) 45739 P. T. Ali Haji 5543 C. Mammootty 23566 UDF
46 Kottakkal Abdussamad Samadani IUML 69717 C. P. K. Gurukkal NCP 33815 K. K. Surendran 7782 Abdussamad Samadani 35902 UDF
47 Thavanur V. V. Prakash INC 50875 Dr K.T.Jaleel Independent 57729 Nirmala Kuttikrishnan 7107 K.T. Jaleel 6854 LDF
48 Ponnani P. T. Ajay Mohan INC 53514 P. Sreeramakrishnan CPI(M) 57615 V. T. Jayapraksh 5680 P. Sreeramakrishnan 4101 LDF
49 Thrithala V. T. Balram INC 57848 P. Mammikkutty CPI(M) 54651 V. Ramankutty 5899 V. T. Balram 3197 UDF
50 Pattambi C. P. Muhammed INC 57728 K P Suresh Raj CPI 45253 P. Babu 8874 C. P. Muhammed 12475 UDF
51 Shoranur Shanta Jayaram INC 46123 K.S. Saleekha CPI(M) 59616 V. B. Muralidharan 10562 K.S. Saleekha 13493 LDF
52 Ottappalam V. K. Sreekandan INC 51820 M. Hamsa CPI(M) 65023 P. Venugopal 9631 M. Hamsa 13203 LDF
53 Kongad (SC) P. Swaminathan INC 49355 K.V. Vijayadas CPI(M) 52920 B. Devayani 8467 K.V. Vijayadas 3565 LDF
54 Mannarkkad M. Shamusuddin IUML 60191 V. Chamunni CPI 51921 O. P. Vasadevanunni 5655 M. Shamusuddin 8270 UDF
55 Malampuzha Lathika Subhash INC 54312 V. S. Achuthanandan CPI(M) 77752 P. K. Majeed Pedikat (JDU) 2772 V. S. Achuthanandan 23440 LDF
56 Palakkad Shafi Parambil INC 47641 K.K. Divakaran CPI(M) 40238 C. Uday Bhaskar 22317 Shafi Parambil 7403 UDF
57 Tarur (SC) N. Vinesh KC(J) 38419 A. K. Balan CPI(M) 64175 M. Lakshmanan 5385 A. K. Balan 25756 LDF
58 Chittur K. Achuthan INC 69916 Subhash Chandra Bose CPI(M) 57586 A. K. Omanakuttan 4518 K. Achuthan 12330 UDF
59 Nemmara M. V. Raghavan CMP 55475 V. Chenthamarakshan CPI(M) 64169 N. Sivarajan 9123 V. Chenthamarakshan 8694 LDF
60 Alathur K. Kushalakumar KC(M) 42236 M. Chandran CPI(M) 66977 K. A. Suliaman 5460 M. Chandran 24741 LDF
61 Chelakkara (SC) K. B. Shasikumar INC 49007 K. Radhakrishnan CPI(M) 73683 V. A. Krishna Kumaran 7056 K. Radhakrishnan 24676 LDF
62 Kunnamkulam C. P. John CMP 57763 Babu M. Palissery CPI(M) 58244 K. K. Aneeshkumar 11725 Babu M. Palissery 481 LDF
63 Guruvayoor Asharaf Kokkur IUML 52278 K.V. Abdulkhader CPI(M) 62246 Dayanandan Mambulli 9306 K.V. Abdulkhader 9968 LDF
64 Manalur P. A. Madhavan INC 63077 Baby John CPI(M) 62596 P. M. Gopinath 10543 P. A. Madhavan 481 UDF
65 Wadakkanchery C. N. Balakrishnan INC 67911 N. R. Balan CPI(M) 61226 Shajumon Vattekadu 7451 C. N. Balakrishnan 6685 UDF
66 Ollur M.P Vincent INC 64823 Rajaji Mathew Thomas CPI 58576 Sundar Rajan 6761 M.P Vincent 6247 UDF
67 Thrissur Therambil Ramakrishnan INC 59991 P. Balachandran CPI 43822 Ravikumar Uppath 6697 Therambil Ramakrishnan 16169 UDF
68 Nattika (SC) Vikas Chakrapani CMP (Independent) 48501 Geetha Gopi CPI 64555 Sarju Thoyyakkavu 11144 Geetha Gopi 16054 LDF
69 Kaipamangalam Umesh Challiyil JSS 45219 V.S. Sunil Kumar CPI 58789 A.N. Radhakrishnan 10716 V.S. Sunil Kumar 13570 LDF
70 Irinjalakuda Thomas Unniyadan KC(M) 68445 K.R. Vijaya CPI(M) 56041 K. C. Venugopal 6672 Thomas Unniyadan 12404 UDF
71 Puthukkad K. P. Viswanathan INC 46565 C. Raveendranath CPI(M) 73047 Sobha Surendran 14425 C. Raveendranath 26482 LDF
72 Chalakudy K. T. Benny INC 61061 B.D. Devasi CPI(M) 63610 Sudhir Baby 5976 B.D. Devasi 2549 LDF
73 Kodungallur T N Prathapan INC 64495 K G Sivanandan CPI 55063 I. R. Vijayan 6732 T N Prathapan 9432 UDF
74 Perumbavoor Jaison Joseph INC 56246 Saju Paul CPI(M) 59628 O. C. Ashokan 5464 Saju Paul 3382 LDF
75 Angamaly Johnny Nellore KC(J) 54330 Jose Thettayil JD(S) 61500 P. Brahmaraj 4117 Jose Thettayil 7170 LDF
76 Aluva Anwar Sadath INC 64244 A. M. Yusuf CPI(M) 51030 M. N. Gopi 8264 Anwar Sadath 13214 UDF
77 Kalamassery V. K. Ibrahim Kunju IUML 62843 K. Chandran Pillai CPI(M) 55054 P. Krishnadas 8438 V. K. Ibrahim Kunju 7789 UDF
78 Paravur V.D. Satheesan INC 74632 Pannyan Raveendran CPI 63283 T. S. Purushothamman 3934 V.D. Satheesan 11349 UDF
79 Vypeen Ajay Tharayil INC 55572 S. Sharma CPI(M) 60814 Surendran 2930 S. Sharma 5242 LDF
80 Kochi Dominic Presentation INC 56352 M.C. Josephine CPI(M) 39849 K. Sashidaran 5480 Dominic Presentation 16503 UDF
81 Thripunithura K. Babu INC 69886 C. M. Dinesh Mani CPI(M) 54108 Sabu Varghese 4942 K. Babu 15778 UDF
82 Ernakulam Hibi Eden INC 59919 Sebastian Paul Independent 27482 C. G. Rajagopal 6362 Hibi Eden 32437 UDF
83 Thrikkakara Benny Behanan INC 65854 M.E. Hasainar CPI(M) 43448 N. Sajikumar 5935 Benny Behanan 22406 UDF
84 Kunnathunad (SC) V.P. Sajeendran INC 63624 M.A. Surendran CPI(M) 54892 Ravi Veliyathunadu 5862 V.P. Sajeendran 8732 UDF
88 Piravom T. M. Jacob KC(J) 66503 M.J. Jacob CPI(M) 66346 M. N. Madhu 4234 T. M. Jacob 157 UDF
86 Muvattupuzha Joseph Vazhakkan INC 58012 Babu Paul CPI 52849 Jiji Joseph 4367 Joseph Vazhakkan 5163 UDF
87 Kothamangalam T. U. Kuruvilla KC(M) 52924 Scaria Thomas KC(T) 40702 Radhakrishnan 5769 T. U. Kuruvilla 12222 UDF
88 Devikulam (SC) A. K. Mani INC 47771 S Rejandran CPI(M) 51849 S. Rajagopal 3582 S Rejandran 4078 LDF
89 Udumbanchola Josy Sebastian INC 47090 K. K. Jayachandran CPI(M) 56923 N. Narayanraj 3836 K. K. Jayachandran 9833 LDF
90 Thodupuzha P. J. Joseph KC(M) 66325 Joseph Augustine Independent 43457 P. M. Velayudhan 10049 P. J. Joseph 22868 UDF
91 Idukki Roshy Augustine KC(M) 65734 C. V. Varghese CPI(M) 49928 C. C. Krishnan 3013 Roshy Augustine 15806 UDF
92 Peerumade E. M. Augusty INC 51971 E.S. Bijimol CPI 56748 P. P. Sanu 3380 E.S. Bijimol 4777 LDF
93 Pala K. M. Mani KC(M) 61239 Mani C. Kappan NCP 55980 B. Vijay Kumar 6359 K. M. Mani 5259 UDF
94 Kaduthuruthy Monce Joseph KC(M) 68787 Stephen George KC(T) 45730 P.G. Bijukumar 5340 Monce Joseph 23057 UDF
95 Vaikom (SC) Satheesh Kumar INC 52035 K. Ajith CPI 62603 Ramesh Kavimattom 4512 K. Ajith 10568 LDF
96 Ettumanoor Thomas Chazhikadan KC(M) 55580 K. Suresh Kurup CPI(M) 57381 V. G. Gopakumar 3385 K. Suresh Kurup 1801 LDF
97 Kottayam Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan INC 53825 V.N. Vasavan CPI(M) 53114 Narayan Namboothiri 5449 Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan 711 UDF
98 Puthuppally Oommen Chandy INC 69922 Suja Susan George CPI(M) 36667 D. Sunilkumar 6679 Oommen Chandy 33255 UDF
99 Changanassery C. F. Thomas KC(M) 51019 B. Ekbal CPI(M) 48465 M.B. Rajagopal 6281 C. F. Thomas 2554 UDF
100 Kanjirappally N.Jayaraj KC(M) 57021 Suresh T Nair CPI 44815 K. G. Rajmohan 8037 N.Jayaraj 12206 UDF
101 Poonjar P. C. George KC(M) 59809 Mohan Thomas Independent 44105 K. Santhosh Kumar 5010 P. C. George 15704 UDF
102 Aroor M. A. Shukoor INC 59823 A.M. Ariff CPI(M) 76675 P. Sajeev Lal 7486 A.M. Ariff 16852 LDF
103 Cherthala K. R. Gowri Amma JSS 67878 P. Thilothaman CPI 86193 P.K. Binu 5933 P. Thilothaman 18315 LDF
104 Alappuzha P. J. Mathew INC 59515 Thomas Issac CPI(M) 75857 Kottaram Unnikrishnan 3540 Thomas Issac 16342 LDF
105 Ambalappuzha M. Liju INC 47148 G. Sudhakaran CPI(M) 63728 P.K. Vasudevan 2668 G. Sudhakaran 16580 LDF
106 Kuttanad K.C. Joseph KC(M) 52039 Thomas Chandy NCP 60010 K. Soman 4395 Thomas Chandy 7971 LDF
107 Haripad Ramesh Chennithala INC 67378 G. Krishnaprasad CPI 61858 Ajith Shanker 3145 Ramesh Chennithala 5520 UDF
108 Kayamkulam M. Murali INC 66094 C.K. Sadasivan CPI(M) 67409 T.O. Noushad 3083 C.K. Sadasivan 1315 LDF
109 Mavelikkara (SC) K. K. Shaju JSS 60754 R. Rajesh CPI(M) 65903 S. Girija 4984 R. Rajesh 5149 LDF
110 Chengannur P. C. Vishnunath INC 65156 C.S. Sujatha CPI(M) 52656 B. Radhakrishnan Menon 6062 P. C. Vishnunath 12500 UDF
111 Thiruvalla Victor T. Thomas KC(M) 52522 Mathew T. Thomas JD(S) 63289 Rajan Moolaveetil 7656 Mathew T. Thomas 10767 LDF
112 Ranni Peelipose Thomas INC 51777 Raju Abraham CPI(M) 58391 Suresh Kadambari 7442 Raju Abraham 6614 LDF
113 Aranmula K. Shivadasan Nair INC 64845 K.C. Rajagopal CPI(M) 58334 K. Haridas 10227 K. Shivadasan Nair 6511 UDF
114 Konni Adoor Prakash INC 65724 M.S. Rajendran CPI(M) 57950 V.S. Harish Chandran 5994 Adoor Prakash 7774 UDF
115 Adoor (SC) Pandalam Sudhakaran INC 62894 Chittayam Gopakumar CPI 63501 K K Sasi 6210 Chittayam Gopakumar 607 LDF
116 Karunagapally Rajan Babu JSS 54564 C. Divakaran CPI 69086 M. Suresh 5097 C. Divakaran 14522 LDF
117 Chavara Shibu Baby John RSP(B) 65002 N. K. Premachandran RSP 58941 Nalini Sankaramankalam 2026 Shibu Baby John 6061 UDF
118 Kunnathur (SC) P. K. Ravi INC 59835 Kovoor Kunjumon RSP 71923 Raji Prasad 5949 Kovoor Kunjumon 12088 LDF
119 Kottarakkara N N Murali KC(B) 53477 P. Ayisha Potty CPI(M) 74069 Vayakkal Madhu 6370 P. Ayisha Potty 20592 LDF
120 Pathanapuram K. B. Ganesh Kumar KC(B) 71421 K. Rajagopal CPI(M) 51019 Subhash Pattazhi 2839 K. B. Ganesh Kumar 20402 UDF
121 Punalur Johnson Abraham INC 54643 K. Raju CPI 72648 B. Radhamany 4155 K. Raju 18005 LDF
122 Chadayamangalam Shahida Kamal INC 47607 Mullakara Ratnakaran CPI 71231 Saju Kumar 4160 Mullakara Ratnakaran 23624 LDF
123 Kundara P. Jermias INC 52342 M.A. Baby CPI(M) 67135 Vellimon Dileep 5990 M.A. Baby 14793 LDF
124 Kollam K. C. Rajan INC 49446 P. K. Gurudasan CPI(M) 57986 G. Hari 4207 P. K. Gurudasan 8540 LDF
125 Eravipuram P. K. K. Bava IUML 43259 A. A. Aziz RSP 51271 Pattathanam Babu 5048 A. A. Aziz 8012 LDF
126 Chathannoor Bindhu Krishna INC 47598 G S Jayalal CPI 60187 Kizhakkanela
Sudhakaran
3839 G S Jayalal 12589 LDF
127 Varkala Varkala Kahar INC 57755 A.A. Rahim CPI(M) 47045 Elakamon Sateeshan 3430 Varkala Kahar 10710 UDF
128 Attingal (SC) Thankamani Divakaran INC 33493 Adv. B. Sathyan CPI(M) 63558 P. P. Vava 4844 B. Sathyan 30065 LDF
129 Chirayinkeezhu (SC) K. Vidhyadharan INC 47376 V. Sasi CPI(M) 59601 Athiyoor Surendran 2078 V. Sasi 12225 LDF
130 Nedumangad Palode Ravi INC 59789 P Ramachandran Nair CPI(M) 54759 K. S. Anjana 5971 Palode Ravi 5030 UDF
131 Vamanapuram C. Mohanachandran INC 55145 Koliyakkod Krishnan Nair CPI(M) 57381 Karrettu Sivaprasad 5228 Koliyakkod Krishnan Nair 2236 LDF
132 Kazhakoottam M. A. Wahid INC 50787 C. Ajayakumar CPI(M) 48591 J.R. Padmakumar 7508 M. A. Wahid 2196 UDF
133 Vattiyoorkavu K. Muraleedharan INC 56531 Cherian Philip Independent 40364 V.V. Rajesh 13494 K. Muraleedharan 16167 UDF
134 Thiruvananthapuram V. S. Sivakumar INC 49122 V. Surendran Pillai KC(T) 43770 B.K. Shekar 11519 V. S. Sivakumar 5352 UDF
135 Nemom Charupara Ravi SJD 20248 V. Sivankutty CPI(M) 50076 O. Rajagopal 43661 V. Sivankutty 6415 LDF
136 Aruvikkara G. Karthikeyan INC 56797 Ambalathara Sreedharan Nair RSP 46123 C. Sivankutty 7694 G. Karthikeyan 10674 UDF
137 Parassala A. T. George INC 60578 Aanavoor Nagappan CPI(M) 60073 S. Suresh 10310 A. T. George 505 UDF
138 Kattakkada N. Sakthan INC 52368 Jaya Dali Independent 39452 P. K. Krishna Das 22550 N. Sakthan 12916 UDF
139 Kovalam George Merciar INC 52305 Jameela Prakasam JD(S) 59510 Venganoor Satish 9127 Jameela Prakasam 7205 LDF
140 Neyyattinkara Thambanoor Ravi INC 48009 R. Selvaraj CPI(M) 54711 Athiyannur Sreekumar 6730 B. Selvaraj 6702 LDF

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Performance of Political Parties[edit]

Sl. No: Political Party No. of Candidates Seats won Votes Percentage
1 AIADMK KERALA (AIADMK) 4 0 2,496 0.01
2 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 138 0 1,053,654 6.03
3 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 122 0 104,977 0.60
4 Communist Marxist Party (CMP) 3 0 161,739 0.93
5 Communist Party of India (CPI) 27 13 1,522,478 8.72
6 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI M) 84 45 4,921,354 28.18
7 Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (CPI ML) 2 0 779 0.00
8 Congress (Secular) 1 0 48,984 0.28
9 Deseeya Praja Socialist Party (DPSP) 2 0 788 0.00
10 Indian National Congress (INC) 82 38 4,667,520 26.73
11 Others / Independents 313 0 278,608 1.60
12 Indian National League (INL) 3 0 95,229 0.55
13 Janata Dal (Secular) (JDS) 5 4 264,631 1.52
14 Janata Dal (United) (JDU) 1 0 2,772 0.02
15 Janadhipatya Samrakshana Samithi (JSS) 4 0 228,415 1.31
16 Kerala Congress (Jacob) 3 1 159,252 0.91
17 Kerala Congress (Balakrishna Pillai) 2 1 124,898 0.72
18 Kerala Congress (Mani) (KC M) 15 9 861,829 4.94
19 Kerala Congress (Anti-merger Group) 3 0 130,202 0.75
20 Kerala Janapaksham 2 0 812 0.00
21 LDF supported Independents 9 2 418,619 2.40
22 Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) 1 0 857 0.00
23 Muslim League (IUML) 24 20 1,446,570 8.28
24 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) 4 2 216,948 1.24
25 NDA supported Independent 1 0 2,078 0.01
26 People's Democratic Party (PDP) 5 0 12,870 0.07
27 Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) 4 2 228,258 1.31
28 Revolutionary Socialist Party (Baby John) (RSP B) 1 1 65,002 0.37
29 Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) 69 0 139,481 0.80
30 Socialist Janata (Democratic) (SJD) 6 2 287,649 1.65
31 Shiv Sena 8 0 3,476 0.02
32 Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) 23 0 8,688 0.05

Performance of Political Fronts[edit]

Sl. No: Front No. of Candidates Seats won Votes Percentage
1 United Democratic Front 140 72 8,002,874 45.83
2 Left Democratic Front 136 66 7,618,445 43.63
3 National Democratic Alliance 140 0 1,058,504 6.06
4 Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) 4 2 228,258 1.31
5 Independents and Others 550 0 553,832 3.17

By-elections[edit]

1.Piravom By-election was held in Piravom assembly constituency following the death of sitting MLA and minister T. M. Jacob on 30-Oct-2011.[36][37]

2.Neyyattinkara By-election was held in Neyyattinkara assembly constituency following the resignation[38][39][40] of sitting MLA R. Selvaraj on 09-Mar-2012.

Sl. No: Constituency UDF candidate Party Votes LDF candidate Party Votes BJP+ candidate Votes Winner Margin Winning alliance
1 Piravom Anoop Jacob KC(J) 82756 M.J. Jacob CPI(M) 70686 K. R. Rajagopal 3241 Anoop Jacob 12070 UDF
2 Neyyattinkara R. Selvaraj INC 52528 F. Lawrence CPI(M) 46194 O. Rajagopal 30507 R. Selvaraj 6334 UDF

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