Yercaud Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Yercaud legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP 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.

Yercaud Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
CHITRA.G AIADMK Won
100562
TAMILSELVAN.C DMK 83168
SELVAM.R PMK 17998
KUMAR.C DMDK 10455
NOTA NOTA 3136
PON RASA BJP 2225
SENGOTTUVEL.T NTK 1265
CHITRA.R IND 1063
PRABHAVATHY.L KMDK 958
SAGADEVAN.V IND 771
SAKTHIVEL.K IND 401
KASI.K IND 243
ARIVUKKANNU.C IND 164
KANNAN.A IND 157

Electoral History and Background

Yercaud assembly constituency is in Salem district. The headquarters of the taluk is the town of Yercaud. In 2011 assembly election C. Perumal of AIADMK emerged winner with 104221 votes while C. Tamilselvan of DMK got 66639 votes.

According to the 2011 census, Yercaud had a population of 41,832 with 21,047 males and 20,785 females. There were 988 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 56.38.

Yercaud Assembly Election Videos 2016