VARKALA

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Summary:

Varkala is a swing constituency. In 2011,Varkala Kahar of Indian National Congress defeated A. A. Rahim of Communist Party Of India- Marxist by a margin of 10710 votes.


Percentage votes since 1982:


YEAR LDF UDF BJP
percentage votes by alliance
1982 50 46
1987 53 34 8
1991 50 46 2
1996 55 21 3
2001 47 49 4
2006 47 49 2
2011 43 52 3


Winning Party votes since 1982:


YEAR WIN % 2ND
percentage margin of victory
1982 CPM 4 SRP
1987 CPM 19 SRPS
1991 CPM 4 INC
1996 CPM 34 INC
2001 INC 2 CPM
2006 INC 2 CPM
2011 INC 9 CPM


Varkala 1982 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Varkala Radhakrishnan CPM 50
M. K. Sreedharan SRP 46
Venkulam A. Sukumaran IND 1


Varkala 1987 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Varkala Radhakrishnan CPM 53
N. Sreenivasan SRPS 34
Gopinath Kunjan Pillai HM 8


Varkala 1991 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Varkala Radhakrishnan CPM 50
Varkala Kahar INC 46
Rajendra Prasad BJP 2


Varkala 1996 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
A. Ali Hassan CPM 55
G. Priyadarsanan INC 21
K. Sudarsanan IND 20


Varkala 2001 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Varkala Kahar INC 49
P. K. Gurudasan CPM 47
Elakamon Satheesan BJP 4


Varkala 2006 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Varkala Kahar INC 49
S. Sundaresan CPM 47
Cherunniyoor Sivaprasad BJP 2


Varkala 2011 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Varkala Kahar INC 52
A. A. Rahim CPM 43
Elakamon Satheesan BJP 3