26. Cuddalore is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in North Tamil Nadu region of Tamil Nadu in South India. This semi-urban general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 28.09% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.45%. The estimated literacy level of Cuddalore is 76.96%. 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 2 on Thursday, April 18, 2019.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Arunmozhithevan A of AIADMK won in this seat by defeating the DMK candidate by a margin of 2,03,125 votes which was 20.63% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIADMK had a vote share of 48.90% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 17 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Alagiri S of INC emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the ADMK candidate by a margin of 23,532 votes which was 3.14% of the total votes polled. INC had a vote share of 42.73% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 11 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 78.94% and in 2009, the constituency registered 76.06% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Cuddalore was: A Arunmozhithevan (AIADMK) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 6,25,652 men, 6,22,218 women and 38 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Cuddalore Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Cuddalore is: 11.7427 79.7503
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: कुड्डालोर, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); কুড্ডালোর, তাামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); कुड्डालोर, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); ચુડાલોર, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); கடலூர், தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); కడళూరు, తమిళనాడు (Telugu); ಕಡಳೂರ್, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); ഗൂഡല്ലൂർ, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).
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