Salem North legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, AIKK, UMK and IJK.
In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. 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|
|DEVADASS.R||Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)||4157|
|None of the Above||NOTA||4009|
|KOVENDHAN.R||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1954|
|SARAVANAN.M||Nationalist Congress Party||431|
|LATHA.B||Republican Party of India (A)||182|
|PONNUTHAMBI.S||Republican Party of India||131|
|SABBAPATHI.M||Youth And Students Party||81|
Salem North assembly constituency was created in 2008 when the previous constituencies Salem I and Salem II, were redrawn as Salem North, Salem South and Salem West.
Salem north will be one of 17 assembly constituencies to have VVPAT facility with EVMs in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election, 2016.
In 2011 assembly consituency Alagapuram R Mohanraj of DMDK won this seat polling 88956 votes. G. Jayaprakash of INC got 59591 votes.
Salem North consists of: Salem Municipal Corporation Wards - No.6 to 16 and 26 to 36 Kannankurichi (Town Panchayat)