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Poonamallee (state assembly constituency)

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Poonamallee is a state assembly constituency in Tiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu.[1] The seat is reserved for candidates from the Scheduled Castes. It comprises portions of the Poonamallee and Thiruvallur taluks and is a part of the Thiruvallur constituency for national elections to the Parliament of India.[2]

Members of the Legislative Assembly

Key  DMK    INC    AIADMK  

Elections and winners in the constituency are listed below:

Year Winner Party
1977 D. Rajarathinam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1980 D. Rajarathinam Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1984 G. Ananthakrishna Indian National Congress
1989 T. R. Masilamani Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
1991 D. Sudarsanam Indian National Congress
1996 D. Sudarsanam Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)
2001 S. Shanmugam Pattali Makkal Katchi
2006 D. Sudarsanam Indian National Congress
2011 R. Manimaran All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam[3]
2016 T. A. Elumalai[4] All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
By-Election 2019 A. Krishnaswamy Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

2019 Bye-Election Results

Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly by-election, 2019-2020: Poonamallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DMK A. Krishnaswamy 1,36,905 53.46 15.01Increase
AIADMK G. Vaithiyanathan 76,809 29.99 13.33Decrease
MNM A. Jagadish Kumar 11,772 4.60 4.60Increase
AMMK T. A. Elumalai[5] 14,804 5.78 5.78Increase
NTK P. Bharathi Priya 10,871 4.24 3.17Increase
NOTA None of the Above 3,168 1.24 0.12Decrease
Majority 60,096
Turnout 2,56,108
DMK gain from AIADMK Swing


  1. ^ "Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Constituency Map". Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Tamil Nadu - Final Notification & Order" (PDF). Delimitation Commission of India. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Tamil Nadu Election Results". CNN-IBN. Retrieved 2011-05-13.
  4. ^ "2016 Tamil Nadu General Election: Constituency Data Summary" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 5. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  5. ^ "TTV announce AMMK first candidate list". The Hindu. 17 March 2019. Retrieved 30 March 2019.

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