Cuddalore Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Cuddalore legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, DMK and LSP.

In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. The current MLA of the constituency is M.C. Sampath from AIADMK. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the last assembly election.

The DMK, banking on the anti-incumbency factor of the ruling AIADMK has made significant impact on the voters of this constituency. The AIADMK is holding on to its ground with its slew of welfare schemes. It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which different categories of people will decide the verdict.

Cuddalore Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
SAMPATH M C AIADMK Won
70922
PUGAZHENDI ELA DMK 46509
CHANDARASEKARAN A S TMC(M) 20608
THAMARAIKANNAN PAZHA PMK 16905
SEEMAN Naam Tamilar Katchi 12497
NOTA NOTA 2062
SELVAM P BJP 1964
MALAR P IND 246
RAJARAJAN S V IND 232
RAJU K IND 199
NAVEENAN K IND 179
RAJAMOHAN S IND 106
PRABHU R IND 103
BASKAR A IND 79
SONALI M IND 77

Electoral History and Background

Cuddalore legislative assembly segment includes Cuddalore city and is part of Cuddalore Lok Sabha constituency. Cuddalore will be one of 17 assembly constituencies to have VVPAT facility with EVMs in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election, 2016.

Cuddalore Assembly Election Videos 2016