17. Erode is a Lok Sabha / Parliamentary constituency in West Tamil Nadu region of Tamil Nadu in South India. This semi-urban general constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of 16.66% and a Scheduled Tribe population of 0.07%. The estimated literacy level of Erode is 76.46%. 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, Selvakumara Chinnayan S of AIADMK won in this seat by defeating the MDMK candidate by a margin of 2,11,563 votes which was 20.98% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIADMK had a vote share of 46.30% in 2014 in the seat. There were a total of 14 contestants in 2014.
In 2009, Ganeshamurthi A of MDMK emerged victorious in this seat by defeating the INC candidate by a margin of 49,336 votes which was 6.43% of the total votes polled. MDMK had a vote share of 37.02% in 2019, in the constituency. There were 25 contestants in 2009.
The voter turnout in the 2014 Parliamentary polls in the seat was 76.39% and in 2009, the constituency registered 75.98% turnout during polling.
As of December 2018, the Member of Parliament from Erode was: S Selvakumarachinnayan (AIADMK) . The 2019 Lok Sabha election results are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
According to the 2014 electoral rolls, the electorate included 6,56,661 men, 6,64,670 women and 68 voters of the third gender.
Refer to the live updating results tables for the latest Erode Lok Sabha results.
The geographic coordinates of Erode is: 11.3306 77.7277
Constituency and state name in other Indian languages: इरोड, तमिलनाडु (Hindi); ইরোডে, তাামিলনাড়ু (Bengali); इरोड, तामिळनाडू (Marathi); એરોડ, તામિલનાડુ (Gujarati); ஈரோடு, தமிழ்நாடு (Tamil); ఈరోడ్, తమిళనాడు (Telugu); ಈರೋಡ್, ತಮಿಳು ನಾಡು (Kannada); ഈറോഡ്, തമിഴ് നാട് (Malayalam).
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