The State of Kerala will go to the polls in Phase 3 of the General Elections on April 23rd 2019. All 20 Parliamentary constituencies in the state are scheduled to go to polls in a single phase. The State has a total electorate of 2,61,51,534 out of which 1,26,84,839 are male electors, 1,34,66,521 are female electors and 174 belong to third gender category. There are 24,970 polling stations set up in the state.
There are a total of 227 candidates ( out of which 25 are women) in the fray.
Political party wise distribution of contesting candidates for the forthcoming polls in Kerala.
|No. of Parliamentary Constituencies||20 (Single phase)||Total :20|
|Contesting Party details:||Party||No. of Contesting Candidates
|Kerala Congress (M)||1|
|No. of candidates||Total:227
|Women candidates: 25
The seats won by the political parties which participated in the General Elections in 2014 and their vote shares in the state of Kerala are given below:
No of Parliamentary Constituencies
|Total: 20 SC:2 ST:0|
Contested Party Details
|Main Parties||Seat Won in 2014||Percentage of Votes polled in 2014|
|Indian National Congress (INC)||8||31%|
|Communist Party of India -CPI(M)||5||22%|
|Indian Union Muslim League (IUML)||2||5%|
|Communist Party of India (CPI)||1||8%|
|Kerala Congress (M)||1||2%|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP)||1||2%|
|Independents||2 (Independent candidates with the support of Left parties)||12% (Total 123 Independent candidates)|
|Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)||0||10%|
Seats won by parties in SC constituencies in General Election 2014