Sankarankovil legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP and PMK.
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|
|SADHAN THIRUMALAIKUMAR T DR||MDMK||20807|
|AMUTHA||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2476|
|None of the Above||NOTA||2259|
|MURUGAN K||All India Forward Bloc||1042|
|VENNI UDAIYAR S||J&K National Panthers Party||160|
|MUTHU M||Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi||120|
Sankarankovil is a state assembly constituency that reserved for Scheduled Caste. It is part of the Tenkasi Lok Sabha constituency. By-Elections were held on the account of vacancy due to the demise of the sitting MLA C. Karuppasamy of AIADMK. In the election held in 2012 S. Muthuselvi of AIADMK won the seat.