Erode (East) Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate S. Selvakumara Chinnayan a good lead of around 211563 votes. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the general election of 2014.

Banking on the anti-incumbency factor of the ruling AIADMK, the DMK has made significant impact on the voters of this constituency, the AIDMK is holding on to its ground with its slew of welfare schemes.

It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily textile industry labourers and agriculture related voters will decide the verdict.

Erode-east Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
THENNARASU K S AIADMK Won
64879
CHANDHIRAKUMAR V C DMK 57085
PONCHAIRMAN DMDK 6776
RAJESHKUMAR P BJP 5549
NOTA NOTA 3096
JAGANATHAN S KMDK 2721
ALAUDEEN A Naam Tamilar Katchi 2262
SADHIK BASHA K SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF INDIA 2176
RAJENDRAN PMK 2111
KANNAN R IND 406
LOGANATHAN P T IND 294
KRISHNAN P BSP 234
RAMESH M Samuga Makkal Katchi 220
SENTHILKUMAR K Ulzaipali Makkal Katchy 109
PERUMALRAJ R Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam 100

Electoral History and Background

Chandhirakumar V.C of the DMDK party won the constituency in the assembly elections of 2011 getting 69166 votes. The DMK party was the closest lagging behing with 58522 votes.

Erode East is a constituency in the Erode district. This constituency got formed after the delimitation of 2008. It is agriculture dependant constituency.

Erode (East) Assembly Election Videos 2016