Erode (West) Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Erode West 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 AIADMK is holding on to its ground with its slew of welfare schemes. It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily agriculture related voters will decide the verdict.

Erode-west Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
RAMALINGAM K.V. AIADMK Won
82297
MUTHUSAMY S DMK 77391
EASWARA MURTHY M KMDK 7477
MURUGAN N MDMK 6624
PALANISAMY N.P. BJP 4177
NOTA NOTA 3403
ARUMUGAM PMK 3000
JOTHIVEL T Naam Tamilar Katchi 2448
ARAVINDAN P IND 644
VEERAPPAN C BSP 473
MUTHUSAMY A IND 371
PALANISAMY M IND 272
PERIYASAMY P Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam 241
VELUSAMY P IDMMK 236
VENGATESAN A IND 227
THAMOTHARAN V United Communist Party of India 86

Electoral History and Background

In the 2011 assembly elections the AIADMK party won this constituency under Ramalingam K.V defeating INC with 90789 votes. The defeated party was under the leadership of Yuvaraja M got 52921 votes.

This constituency comes under Erode district. Primary occupation of the inhabitants is agriculture.

Erode (West) Assembly Election Videos 2016