Wayanad Assembly Elections

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LDF UDF SWING

 

Summary:

Indian National Congress has won two thirds of all elections in Wayanad since 1982, but in recent times all three assembly constituencies in the district are in play with LDF winning Mananthavady, Sulthanbathery and Kalpetta in 2006. Median margin in Mananthavady and Kalpetta are above 10% which is above average and shows clear waves and swings.

 

Constituencies and Swing in Wayanad:

Constituencies are  Kalpetta, Mananthavady and Sulthanbathery.

Trends and Margins
Const. Swing Margin
Mananthavady SWING 10.3
Sulthanbathery SWING 4.8
Kalpetta UDF 14.4

 

Indian National Congress has won 14 of 21 seats since 1982, with socialists winning 4 and Communist Party Marxist a winning 3.

Parties of influence in Wayanad:
Party Wins
Party Since 1982 2011
INC 14 2
CPM 3 0
JAN 1 0
JANG 1 0
JDS 1 0
SJD 1 1
TOTAL 21 3

 

MANANTHAVADY

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LDF UDF SWING
Summary:

Mananthavady is a swing constituency. In 2011,P. K. Jayalekshmi of Indian National Congress defeated K. C. Kunhiraman of Communist Party Of India- Marxist by a margin of 12734 votes.


Percentage votes since 1982:


YEAR LDF UDF BJP
percentage votes by alliance
1982 40 51 5
1987 41 51 6
1991 43 50 6
1996 41 49 7
2001 41 52 5
2006 49 37 5
2011 41 51 5


Winning Party votes since 1982:


YEAR WIN % 2ND
percentage margin of victory
1982 INC 11 CPI
1987 INC 10 CPM
1991 INC 7 CPM
1996 INC 8 CPM
2001 INC 11 CPM
2006 CPM 12 IUML
2011 INC 10 CPM


Mananthavady 1982 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
K. Raghavan Master INC 51
K. K. Annan CPI 40
Palliyara Raman BJP 5


Mananthavady 1987 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
K. Raghavan Master INC 51
K. C. Kunhiraman CPM 41
Palliyara Raman BJP 6


Mananthavady 1991 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
K. Raghavan Master INC 50
K. C. Kunhiraman CPM 43
Manjottu Chanthu BJP 6


Mananthavady 1996 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Radha Raghavan INC 49
K. C. Kunhiraman CPM 41
Erumattor Kunjaman BJP 7


Mananthavady 2001 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
Radha Raghavan INC 52
Sarada Sajeevan CPM 41
Paleri Raman BJP 5


Mananthavady 2006 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
K. C. Kunhiraman CPM 49
P. Balan IUML 37
P. Ramachandran BJP 5


Mananthavady 2011 election results:


Candidate Party % Votes
percentage votes by candidate
P. K. Jayalekshmi INC 51
K. C. Kunhiraman CPM 41
Irumuthur Kunjaman BJP 5