KOTTAYAM

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Summary:

Kottayam is a swing constituency. In 2011,Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan of Indian National Congress defeated V. N. Vasavan of Communist Party Of India- Marxist by a margin of 711 votes.


Percentage votes since 1982:


YEAR LDF UDF BJP
percentage votes by alliance
1982 46 53
1987 54 44
1991 49 46 2
1996 51 44 3
2001 42 53 4
2006 48 47 4
2011 46 47 5


Winning Party votes since 1982:


YEAR WIN % 2ND
percentage margin of victory
1982 SRP 7 CPM
1987 CPM 10 INC
1991 CPM 3 INC
1996 CPM 7 INC
2001 INC 11 CPM
2006 CPM 1 INC
2011 INC 1 CPM


Kottayam 1982 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
N. Sreenivasan SRP 53
K. M. Abraham CPM 46
Ms. K. N. Ammukutty IND 0


Kottayam 1987 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
T. K. Ramakrishnan CPM 54
Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan INC 44
Ind IND 1


Kottayam 1991 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
T. K. Ramakrishnan CPM 49
Cherian Philip INC 46
P. J. Thomas BJP 2


Kottayam 1996 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
T. K. Ramakrishnan CPM 51
Mohan Sankar INC 44
T. G. Balakrishnan BJP 3


Kottayam 2001 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Mercy Ravi INC 53
Vaikom Viswan CPM 42
Indira Teacher BJP 4


Kottayam 2006 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
V. N. Vasavan CPM 48
Ajay Tharayil INC 47
T. N. Harikumar BJP 4


Kottayam 2011 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan INC 47
V. N. Vasavan CPM 46
Narayanan Namboothiri BJP 5