18. Kollam is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in Travancore region of Kerala in South India. This semi-urban general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 11.43% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.48%. The estimated literacy level of Kollam is 93.83%. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there were a total of eligible electors and the voter turnout was calculated at %. The seat went to the polls on Phase 3 on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, N K Premachandran of RSP won in this seat by defeating the CPM candidate by a margin of 37,649 votes which was 4.28% of the total votes polled in the constituency. RSP had a vote share of 46.47% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 11 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, N Peethambarakurup of INC emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the CPM candidate by a margin of 17,531 votes which was 2.33% of the total votes polled. INC had a vote share of 47.49% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 11 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 72.12% and in 2009, the constituency registered 67.88% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Kollam was: N K Premachandran (RSP) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 5,75,296 men, 6,44,119 women and 0 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Kollam Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Kollam is: 8.8871 76.5907
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: कोल्लम, केरल (Hindi); কোল্লাম, কেরল (Bengali); कोल्लम, केरळ (Marathi); કોલમ, કેરલા (Gujarati); கொல்லம், கேரளா (Tamil); కొల్లాం, కేరళ (Telugu); ಕೊಲ್ಲಂ, ಕೇರಳ (Kannada); കൊല്ലം, കേരള (Malayalam).
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