Tamil Nadu (TN) Election Results 2016 Live Results: Amma creates history, set to retain power

Tamil Nadu (TN) Election Results 2016 Live Results: Amma creates history, set to retain power

By: || Updated: 19 May 2016 06:41 AM
New Delhi: Proving the exit poll results wrong, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has taken an early lead and appeared likely to retain power as counting of votes cast in the elections to 234-member assembly progressed on Thursday. Early vote counting trends showed the AIADMK-led alliance is leading in 132 constituencies. Already AIADMK party cadres are in the celebration mood at the party headquarters.

Live Updates:

  • Latest trends: (232/234) DMK+ 101, AIADMK+ 128,  BJP+ 1,  Others 2

  • Trends: AIADMK 126, DMK 102, BJP 2, Others 2


  • As an AIADMK win appeared certain, boisterous celebrations erupted outside the residence of party leader and Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in Chennai.

  • In Tamil Nadu, the AIADMK proved exit polls wrong as it appeared on the course to retaining power. Its candidates led in 132 constituencies, with the DMK-Congress alliance in the lead in 69.

  • If Tamil Nadu results hold, it will be the first time in decades that a CM is re-elected

  • Latest trends show AIADMK comfortably placed in Tamil Nadu:  (203/234) DMK+ 81, AIADMK+ 120, BJP+ 1, Others 1

  • It's time for celebration for Jayalalithaa's supporters as AIADMK reaches majority mark in Tamil Nadu, leading in 120 seats.

  • Tamil Nadu: Trends- (198/234) DMK leading in 81 seats, while AIADMK ahead on 115.  BJP and Others lead on 1 seat each.

AIADMK ahead in Tamil Nadu, leading in 108 seats; supporters celebrate



  • Neck & neck fight between DMK and AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. AIADMK 96,  DMK 78; BJP now leading on 1 seat.

  • Tamil Nadu : AIADMK leading in 93 seats, DMK+ leading in 76 seats, others yet to open their account

  • Jayalailithaa's AIADMK now leading on 90, DMK on 77. Trends (167/234)

  • Latest EC data shows AIADMK  leading on 86 seats, DMK on 71 seats

  • AIADMK is now leading on 81 seats, DMK on 63 seats

  • Jayalailithaa leads in RK Nagar constituency seat (Tamil Nadu) by 1906 votes: ANI

  • Tamil Nadu latest EC data from postal ballots: AIADMK leading in 64 seats, DMK leading in 61 seats

  • AIADMK is now leading in Tamil Nadu.


  • Karunanidhi's DMK leading on 12 seats; Jayalalithaa's AIADMK ahead on 6. Trends (14/234)


Most of the opinion and exit polls had predicted the DMK to win the elections.
The AIADMK fielded 227 candidates, leaving seven seats for its allies. But all of them contested with the AIADMK symbol of two leaves.
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