Indian general election, 2014 (Tamil Nadu)
| Result by Constituencies |
Green = AIADMK and Orange = NDA
The total voter strength of Tamil Nadu is 53,752,682. The voting turnout in the election was 73.67%.
The results of the elections were declared on 16 May 2014.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) under M. Karunanidhi was part of both (United Progressive Alliance) UPA government until it withdrew support on 19 March 2013 over Sri Lanka issues. DMK suspended their south zone organisational secretary M. K. Alagiri for violating party discipline and later expelled him from the party in March 2014.
In October 2013, Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) formed an alliance with smaller parties and caste groups as alternative to Dravidian parties and named it as Social Democratic Alliance (SDA). SDA announced candidates for 10 seats and started their campaign. Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam leader Tamilaruvi Manian played a significant role to bring parties into the BJP led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as alternative to Congress led UPA.
The election process are carried out by the state election commission headed by Praveen Kumar and for the first time, Section 144 of CrPC used in the election for 36 hours before polling to prevent cash distribution to bribe voters. As of 23 April, commission seized 390 million (390 million) of money in the state.
Alliances and parties
In the beginning of the year, AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa stated that she will campaign and win all 39 seats by allying with left parties. AIADMK party members declared herself as the Prime Minister candidate despite rumours that she might support Narendra Modi. On 24 February, Jayalalitha announced candidates for all the 39 constituencies of Tamil Nadu.
National Democratic Alliance
|3.||Pattali Makkal Katchi||S. Ramadoss||8|
|2.||Bharatiya Janata Party||Pon Radhakrishnan||7|
|5.||Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi||T. R. Pachamuthu||1|
|6.||KMDK||E. R. Eswaran||1|
|7.||Puthiya Needhi Katchi||A. C. Shanmugam||1|
Democratic Progressive Alliance
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam named its alliance as Democratic Progressive Alliance. It formed alliance with VCK, MMK, IUML and Puthiya Tamizhagam.
|1.||Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||M. Karunanidhi||34|
|2.||Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi||Ring||Thol. Thirumavalavan||2|
|3.||Manithaneya Makkal Katchi||M. H. Jawahirullah||1|
|4.||Indian Union Muslim League||K. M. Kader Mohideen||1|
|5.||Puthiya Tamizhagam||K. Krishnasamy||1|
United Progressive Alliance
The INC under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi stated that they will decide on a PM candidate after the election. They lost their major ally from UPA 1 and 2 administration DMK last year. They decided to contest alone, to all 39 seats in the state.
|1.||Indian National Congress||Hand||B. S. Gnanadesikan||39|
After six rounds of seat-sharing talks with AIADMK for the Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry failed to bear fruit, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India opted to make an alliance of their own. On 14 March 2014 the two parties held a joint press conference in Chennai, declaring that CPI(M) would contest nine seats in Tamil Nadu and CPI would contest eight seats in Tamil Nadu and the Puducherry seat.
|1.||Communist Party of India (Marxist)||Hammer and sickle||G. Ramakrishnan||9|
|2.||Communist Party of India||D. Pandian||8|
Aam Aadmi Party
Aam Aadmi Party announced its candidates for 25 seats.
|1.||Aam Aadmi party||David Barun Kumar||25|
|Conducted in Month(s)||Ref||Polling Organisation/Agency|
|Aug–Oct 2013||Times Now-India TV-CVoter||1||0||28||5||5|
|Dec 2013 – Jan 2014||India Today-CVoter||0||–||29||5||5|
|Jan–Feb 2014||Times Now-India TV-CVoter||1||0||27||5||6|
|March 2014||NDTV- Hansa Research||0||0||27||10||2|
|March–April 2014||CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS||0|| 6 – 10 |
|15–21|| 10 – 16 |
|April 2014||NDTV- Hansa Research||0|| 3 |
|22|| 14 |
|4–12 April 2014||India Today-Cicero||0|| 4 – 6 |
|20–24|| 9 – 13 |
List of candidates
|Arni||Gingee Seval V. Elumalai||R. Sivanandam||A. K. Moorthy||K. Vishnu Prasath|
|Arakkonam||K. Hari||N. R. Ilango||R. Velu||Nassey Rajesh||S. Rajesh|
|Chennai (North)||T. G. Venkatesh Babu||R. Girirajan||Soundarapandian||Biju Chako||U. Vasuki||S. Srinivason|
|Chennai (South)||J. Jeyavardhan||T. K. S. Elangovan||La Ganesan||S. V. Ramani||M. Jahir Hussain|
|Chennai (Central)||S. R. Vijayakumar||Dayanidhi Maran||J. K. Raveendran||C. D. Maiyappan||J Prabhakar|
|Chidambaram||M. Chandirakasi||Thol. Thirumavalavan||Sudha||Valla Perumalan|
|Coimbatore||A. P. Nagarajan||K. Ganesh Kumar||C. P. Radhakrishnan||R. Prabhu||P.R. Natarajan||Pon Chandran|
|Cuddalore||A. Arunmozhithevan||K. Nandagopalakrishnan||Jai Sankar||S. Azhagiri||Balasubramanian||A G Syed Mohideen|
|Dharmapuri||P. S. Mohan||R. Thamaraichelvan||Anbumani Ramadoss||Rama. Suganthan.|
|Dindigul||M. Udayakumar||S. Gandhirajan||A. Krishnamoorthy||N. S. V. Chitthan||N. Pandi||S. Elanchezian|
|Erode||S. Selvakumara Chinnaiyan||Pavithravalli||A. Ganesha Murthi||C. Gopi||K K Kumarasamy|
|Kallakurichi||K. Kamaraj||Era Manimaran||V. P. Eswaran||R. Devadass||K Mohamed Yasin|
|Kancheepuram||Maragatham Kumaravel||G. Selvam||Mallai Sathya||T. Vishwanathan|
|Kanniyakumari||D. John Thangam||F. M. Rajarathinam||Pon. Radhakrishnan||H. Vasanthakumar||A.V. Bellarmin||Dr. S.P. Udayakumar|
|Karur||M. Thambidurai||M. Chinnasamy||N. S. Krishnan||S. Jothi Mani||R. Valayapathi|
|Krishnagiri||K. Ashok Kumar||P. Chinnapillappa||G. K. Mani||A. Chellakumar|
|Madurai||R. Gopalakrishnan||Velusamy||Sivamuthukumar||Bharath Natchiappan||P. Vikaram||Kamacis M|
|Mayiladuthurai||R. K. Bharathimohan||S. Hyder Ali||Agoram||Mani Shankar Aiyar|
|Nagapattinam||K. Gopal||A. K. S. Vijayan||Vadivel Ravanan||Senthil Pandian||G. Palanisamy|
|Namakkal||P. R. Sundaram||S. Gandhiselvan||S K Vel||G. R. Subramaniam||Dr. T S Chellakumarsamy|
|Perambalur||R. P. Marudairaj||S. Prabhu||T. R. Pachamuthu||M. Rajasekharan|
|Pollachi||C. Mahendran||Pongalur Palanisamy||E. R. Eswaran||K. Sathu Selvaraj|
|Ramanathapuram||A. Anwarraja||S. Mohammed Jaleel||S. Kuppuramu||S. U. Thiranavukkarasar||R.T. Uma Mahswari|
|Salem||V. Pannerselvam||Umarani||L. K. Sudhish||Mohan Kumar Mangalam||Satheesh Kumar|
|Sivaganga||P. R. Senthilnathan||Suba. Durairaj||H. Raja||Karthi Chidambaram||S. Krishnan||Thamil Arima|
|Sriperumbudur||K. N. Ramachandran||Jegathratchagan||Masilamani||Arul Ambarasu||S A N Vasigaran|
|Tenkasi||Vasanthi Murugesan||K. Krishnasamy||Sadan Thirumalaikumar||K. Jayakumar||P. Lingam|
|Thanjavur||K. Parasuraman||T. R. Baalu||M. Muruganantham||T. Krishnaswamy||S. Tamilselvi||S. Palanirajan|
|The Nilgiris||C. Gopalakrishnan||A. Raja||Nomination rejected||P. Gandhi||Prof M T Rani|
|Theni||R. Parthiban||Pon. Muthuramalingam||Alagu Sundaram||Haroon Rashid||J Ramprakash|
|Thiruvallur||P. Venugopal||Ravikumar||V Yuvaraj||M. Jayakumar||A.S. Kannan||Balamurugan B|
|Thoothukudi||J. Jeyasingh Thyagaraj Natterjee||B. Jagan||S. Joyal||APCV Shanmugam||A. Mohanraj||M. Pushparayan|
|Tiruchirappalli||P. Kumar||N. M. U. Anbazhagan||A. M. G. Vijayakumar||Charubala Tondaiman||S. Sridhar||P Ravi|
|Tirunelveli||K. R. P. Prabakaran||Devadoss Sundaram||S. Sivananaindha Perumal||S. S. Ramasubbu||Jesuraj M.P|
|Tiruppur||V. Sathyabama||Senthilnathan||N. Dineshkumar||EVKS Elangovan||K. Subbarayan|
|Tiruvannamalai||R. Vanaroja||C. N. Annadurai||Ethiroli Maniyan||A. Subramaniam|
|Vellore||B. Senguttuvan||M. Abdul Rahman||A. C. Shanmugam||Vijay Elanchezian||Imdad Shariff|
|Villupuram||S. Rajendran||K. Muthaian||Uma Sankar||K. Rani||G. Anandhan|
|Virudhunagar||D. Radhakrishnan||S. Rathnavel||Vaiko||Manickam Tagore||K. Samuel Raj|
|Constituency||Winning Candidate||Winning Party||Runner-up Candidate||Runner-up Party||Margin|
|Arakkonam||G. Hari||AIADMK||N.R. Elango||DMK||240766|
|Arni||V. Elumalai||AIADMK||R. Sivanadham||DMK||243844|
|Chennai (Central)||S. R. Vijayakumar||AIADMK||Dayanidhi Maran||DMK||45841|
|Chennai (North)||T. G. Venkatesh Babu||AIADMK||R. Girirajan||DMK||99704|
|Chennai (South)||J. Jayavardhan||AIADMK||T. K. S. Elangovan||DMK||136625|
|Chidambaram||M. Chandrakasi||AIADMK||Thol. Thirumavalavan||VCK||128495|
|Coimbatore||P. Nagarajan||AIADMK||C. P. Radhakrishnan||BJP||42016|
|Cuddalore||A. Arunmozhithevan||AIADMK||K. Nandagopalakrishnan||DMK||203125|
|Dharmapuri||Anbumani Ramadoss||PMK||P. S. Mohan||AIADMK||77146|
|Dindigul||M. Udhayakumar||AIADMK||S. Gandhirajan||DMK||127845|
|Erode||S. Selvakumara Chinnayan||AIADMK||A. Ganesha Murthi||MDMK||211563|
|Kallakurichi||K. Kamaraj||AIADMK||R. Manimaran||DMK||223507|
|Kancheepuram||K. Maragatham||AIADMK||G. Selvam||DMK||146866|
|Kanniyakumari||Pon. Radhakrishnan||BJP||H. Vasanthakumar||INC||128662|
|Karur||M. Thambidurai||AIADMK||M. Chinnasamy||DMK||195247|
|Krishnagiri||K. Ashok Kumar||AIADMK||P. Chinnapillappa||DMK||206591|
|Madurai||R. Gopalkrishnan||AIADMK||V. Velusamy||DMK||197436|
|Mayiladuthurai||R. K. Bharathi Mohan||AIADMK||S. Hyder Ali||MMK||277050|
|Nagapattinam||K. Gopal||AIADMK||A. K. S. Vijayan||DMK||106079|
|Namakkal||P. R. Sundaram||AIADMK||S. Gandhiselvan||DMK||294374|
|Nilgiris||C. Gopalakrishnan||AIADMK||A. Raja||DMK||124002|
|Perambalur||R. P. Marutharajaa||AIADMK||S. Prabhu||DMK||213048|
|Pollachi||C. Mahendran||AIADMK||E. R. Eswaran||KMDK||140974|
|Ramanathapuram||A. Anwhar Raajhaa||AIADMK||S. Mohammed Jaleel||DMK||119324|
|Sivaganga||P.R. Senthilnathan||AIADMK||Suba. Durairaj||DMK||225144|
|Sriperumbudur||K. N. Ramachandran||AIADMK||S. Jagathrakshakan||DMK||102646|
|Tenkasi||M. Vasanthi||AIADMK||K. Krishnasamy||PT||161774|
|Thanjavur||K. Parasuraman||AIADMK||T. R. Baalu||DMK||144119|
|Theni||R. Parthipan||AIADMK||Pon. Muthuramalingam||DMK||314532|
|Thiruvallur||P. Venugopal||AIADMK||D. Ravikumar||VCK||323430|
|Thoothukudi||Jeyasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee||AIADMK||P. Jegan||DMK||124002|
|Tiruchirappalli||P. Kumar||AIADMK||Mu. Anbazhagan||DMK||150476|
|Tirunelveli||K. R. P. Prabakaran||AIADMK||Devadasa Sundaram||DMK||126099|
|Tiruppur||V. Sathyabama||AIADMK||N. Dineshkumar||DMDK||179315|
|Tiruvannamalai||R. Vanaroja||AIADMK||C. N. Annadurai||DMK||168606|
|Vellore||B. Senguttuvan||AIADMK||A. C. Shanmugam||PNK||59393|
|Villupuram||S. Rajendran||AIADMK||K. Muthaian||DMK||193367|
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