Ponneri legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and PBM.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate 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 agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|Parimalam K Doctor||DMK||76643|
|Senthil Kumar V||VCK||5566|
|None of the Above||NOTA||2284|
|Vinoth Babu S||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1620|
|Dilli Babu V||IND||536|
|Sathish Raja M||IND||102|
Pon. Raja of the AIADMK party won the constituency in the assembly elections of the year 2011 getting 93624 votes. In the previous assembly elections of the year 2006 also the same party was victorious. The ADK party has won four times in this constituency including three times consecutively. DMK party has won four times here.
Ponneri taluk comes under the district of Tiruvallur district. Ponneri is going to be developed as a smart city.