Gummidipoondi legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, PMK, PBM and JMM.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate S. P. Venugopal a good lead of around 323430 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 railway employees, Tamil and Telugu speaking people and agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|VIJAYAKUMAR K S||AIADMK||Won
|SEKAR C H||DMK||65937|
|MURALI KRISHNA M (A) SAMARAN||BSP||1282|
|SURESHKUMAR S||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1250|
|KANDAVEL R||Youth And Students Party||645|
|ARULVEL SELVAN C||IND||550|
|KANTHARAJ V C||Gokula Makkal Katchi||149|
C .H. Sekar of DMDK party won the constituency in the assembly elections of 2011 with 97708 votes. The AIADMK party won in this constituency two times in the past assembly elections. The DMK party has won in four assembly elections. The ADK party has won this constituency in four assembly elections. It has won consecutively in in the years of 1977, 1980 and 1984.
The constituency is located in the Tiruvalluvar district of Tamil Nadu. The primary occupation of the people here is agriculture.