KOVALAM

Swing Meter:
LDF UDF SWING
Summary:

Kovalam is a swing constituency. In 2011,Jameela Prakasam of Janata Dal- Secular defeated George Mercier of Indian National Congress by a margin of 7205 votes.


Percentage votes since 1982:


YEAR LDF UDF BJP
percentage votes by alliance
1982 51 47
1987 57 34 6
1991 46 46 5
1996 57 35
2001 48 46 4
2006 25 36 7
2011 48 42 7


Winning Party votes since 1982:


YEAR WIN % 2ND
percentage margin of victory
1982 DSP 4 INC
1987 LD 23 INC
1991 INC 0 JD
1996 JD 22 INC
2001 JDS 2 INC
2006 INC 10 IND
2011 JDS 6 INC


Kovalam 1982 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
N. Sakthan DSP 51
M. R. Raghuchandrabal INC 47
Poonkulam Raju IND 1


Kovalam 1987 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Neelalohitadasan Nadar LD 57
N. Sakthan INC 34
V. R. Mani BJP 6


Kovalam 1991 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
George Mascrene INC 46
A. Neelalohitadasan Nadar JD 46
K. S. Sajan BJP 5


Kovalam 1996 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
A. Neelalohitadasan Nadar JD 57
George Mascrene INC 35
R. S. Mani IND 4


Kovalam 2001 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
A. Neelalohitadasan Nadar JDS 48
Alphonsa John INC 46
V. N. Gopalakrishnan Nair BJP 4


Kovalam 2006 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
George Mercier INC 36
A. Neelalohitadasan Nadar IND 26
Rufus Daniel JDS 25


Kovalam 2011 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Jameela Prakasam JDS 48
George Mercier INC 42
Venganur Satheesh BJP 7