4.28 crore voters cast their votes in 232 of the total 234 constituencies in Tamil Nadu. 3rd highest voters turnout since 1951
About Tamil Nadu (TN) Assembly Election Results 2016
The Tamil Nadu Assembly elections will be held in a single phase on 16 May 2016 to choose representatives from 234 constituencies of the state legislative assembly. The AIADMK and DMK are two main contenders in the state. The PWF, which is an alliance of a number of other regional parties besides CPI and CPI(M), is emerging as a serious third contender. Opinion polls predict that Jayalalitha's AIADMK is likely to come back to power. The results would be declared on 19 May 2016.
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Tamil Nadu recorded a turnout of 73.76 per cent as against 78.12 per cent in the last Assembly elections.
TN EC chief Rajesh Lakhoni addresses the press. Chennai has recorded lowest polling.
Voting ends in 232 constituencies of Tamil Nadu. Those who reached by 6 p.m. were issued tokens to cast their votes.
Overall turnout in Tamil Nadu till 5 p.m. 69.19 per cent.
Madurai district voter turnout till 5 p.m. 67.68 %., Tiruppur district 69.17%, Tirunelveli district 67.86 %, Namakkal district 77.63 %
Tamil Nadu had recorded a brisk 63.7 per cent polling till 3 pm
Polling stopped for 45 minutes owing to shortage of indelible ink at Sriramapuram in Athoor constituency.
Namakkal district records 45.66 % till 1 pm
Virudhunagar district records 45.66 % till 1 pm.
News coming in that Madurai district has recorded 28.05 per cent polling till 11 a.m.
Over 25% polling in Tamil Nadu at 11:00 am
Voting is underway for Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu. Over 18% voting in first two hours
Wait for two more days for people's verdict," says Chief Minister Jayalalithaa after casting her vote.
Around Rs 98 crore has been recovered across the state since the model code of conduct came into effect ahead of assembly elections 2016 in Tamil Nadu