Kozhikode Assembly Elections

Swing Meter:
LDF UDF SWING

 

Summary:

Kozhikode is another LDF leaning district in Malabar. The last three decades of election results in the district is representative of Congress party’s increasing irrelevance north of Thrissur.

 

 

 

Constituencies and Swing:
Trends and Margins
Const. Swing Margin
Vadakara LDF 11.6
Kuttiadi LDF 8.0
Nadapuram LDF 5.2
Quilandy SWING 3.9
Perambra LDF 3.6
Balusseri LDF 9.5
Elathur LDF 10.9
Kozhikode North SWING 7.7
Kozhikode South SWING 3.6
Beypore LDF 6.9
Kunnamangalam SWING 2.2
Koduvally UDF 5.5
Thiruvambadi SWING 5.5

 

7 out of 13 constituencies lean LDF with Vadakara, Kuttiadi, Balusseri, Beypore and Nadapuram voting LDF in every election since 1982. Koduvally is the only UDF leaning constituency and a Muslim league bastion. Marxist party (CPM) is the leading and winningest political party with more wins than next three parties combined.

 

Parties of Kozhikode:
Party Wins
Party Since 1982 2011
CPM 35 6
IUML 14 3
CPI 7 1
INC 7 0
CS 4 0
AIML 3 0
JDS 3 1
NCP 3 1
JAN 2 0
JD 2 0
LDF 2 1
INCA 1 0
INL 1 0
UDF 1 0
TOTAL 85 13

 

Constituencies in Kozhikode are Balusseri, Beypore, Elathur, Koduvally, Kozhikode North, Kozhikode South, Kunnamangalam, Kuttiadi, Nadapuram, Perambra, Quilandy, Thiruvambadi and Vadakara.