BJP in Kerala
As per media reports, the BJP has had a poor decade in Kerala, but owing to strong anti-incumbency and the growing popularity of Narendra Modi, it is expected to do much better this time. While the party's vote share will definitely rise, it remains to be seen whether this will actually win seats.
Participation of women
Out of the 269 candidates fielded by various political parties in Kerala, 27 are female. Also, females lead in terms of number of eligible voters, having a count of 12.5 million against 11.7 million male voters.
Total turnout: 74.02% (20 seats)
- Chief Electoral Officer, Kerala
- Election Commission of India