2016 Assembly Election Results of Kerala


The 2016 Kerala Assembly Election has been won by the coalition of Left Democratic Front (LDF) with the absolute majority by winning 91 seats with 44.94 % votes of the total 140 seats.

  • 58 seats has emerged single largest party which is Communist Party of India (Marxist) from the LDF.

Other LDF winners:

  • Communist Party of India: 19 seats.
  • Janata Dal (Secular): 3 seats.
  • Nationalist Congress Party: 2 seats.
  • Other LDF supporters: 9 seats.

The United Democratic Front (UDF) led by withdrawing Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has arisen as largest opposition front by winning total 47 seats with 45.83 % votes).

Party wise result:

  • Indian National Congress: 22 seats.
  • Indian Union Muslim League: 18 seats.
  • Kerala Congress (M): 6 seats.
  • Kerala Congress (Jacob): 1 seat.

BJP opens account in Kerala

  • By winning single seat from the Nemom constituency Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for the first time has managed to open an account in Kerala, a suburb of state capital Thiruvananthapuram.
  • BJP has secure 10.60 % votes in this election and O Rajagopal (86) former Union minister has won with over 8000 votes and with this he becomes first BJP MLA in Kerala’s 140-member assembly history.


  • 14th Kerala legislative assembly general election was held on 16th May 2016 in single phase to designate representatives of the 140 constituencies.
  • The numbers of votes in this edition of assembly election was higher at 77.35 per cent as compared to 75.12 per cent in the previous 2011 general election.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 20, 2016