In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) candidate from the Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency E. Ahamed had secured a thumping lead of 31,717 votes over his nearest CPI rival P K Sainaba in the Kondotty assembly constituency.
While the LDF has fielded K.P. Veerankutty to contest the Kondotty assembly seat in 2016 assembly elections, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has nominated T.V. Ibrahim. K. Ramachandran is in the fray on behalf of BJP. IUML has denied ticket to its sitting MLA K. Mohammedunni Haji.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|Ibrahim T V||IUML||Won
|K P Beerankutty||IND||52520|
|Nazarudheen V P||SDPI||3667|
|Sulfikar Ali Ambal||IND||316|
Mohammedunni Haji is the sitting MLA of Kondotty which he won in 2011 on behalf of the IUML by trouncing his nearest CPIM rival P C Naushad by a margin of 28149 votes. While 67998 votes were polled by Mohammedunni Haji, the CPM nominee polled 39849 votes and was followed by BJP’s Kumari Sukumaran who received just 6840 votes.
One of the sixteen assembly constituencies located in the Malappuram district of Kerala, Kondotty assembly constituency is formed by the areas covered by the Kondotty municipality as well as grama panchayats of Vazhakkad, Cheekode, Muthuvallur, Cherukavu, Vazhayur and Pulikkal.
Kondotty is one of the seven assembly segments the combination of which goes on to create the Lok Sabha constituency of Malappuram. Manjeri, Vallikunnu, Perinthalmanna, Mankada, Malappuram and Vengara are the other six within the Malappuram parliamentary constituency.
Kondotty is one of the few constituencies in the Malappuram district where men outnumber female voters. According to the latest figures by the Election Commission of India, Kondotty assembly constituency is home to a total electorate of 184446 out of which 92492 are males and 91954 are female voters.