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.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|SAMPATH M C||AIADMK||Won
|CHANDARASEKARAN A S||TMC(M)||20608|
|SEEMAN||Naam Tamilar Katchi||12497|
|RAJARAJAN S V||IND||232|
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.