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    2011 Kerala Assembly Election results on 13-5-2011

    2011 Kerala Assembly Election results will be out on Tomorrow the 13-05-2011

    Counting of votes of 2011 Assembly election on 13-05-2011.

    While we will be ready to get the hot trends and results from 8 am onwards, the Election Commission officials will start their schedule of tomorrow from 5 am onwards. Of course all the pre counting arrangements necessary from their part would have been already ready by now. The officials connected with this will assemble in the counting centers by 5 am. Before 7 am representatives of the candidates are expected to report to the centers. The voting machines will be brought from the strong rooms by 7.30 am under the observation of the returning officer, observers, political parties' representatives etc. The postal ballots are to reach to the respective centers by 7.30 am. By 8 am counting will start. The progress of the counting will be sent from the counting centers to the CEC's web site where the results will be co-ordinated through a software and will be available in the web site. This time the Election commission has indicated that they will arrange to have a few centers under video coverage on experimental basis. The Commission wants to introduce the same to all centers in future elections. By 8.30 am the trend of votes of any of the candidates may be known.

    1, 73, 87,651 voters - 75.12% of the population of Kerala voted

    in the 2011 election to decide the fate of 971 candidates of the major 2 groups, BJP and others put together. There are 140 constituencies covering the 14 districts of Kerala. There will be 64 centers to count votes.

    About 5 media channels including Aseanet had done surveys on election results. Out of the 5 channels 4 has predicted majority for the UDF and one channel predict a slender majority for LDF. On the basis of the query as to who should be the CM majority feels that it should be V S Achuthanadan and next is Oommen Chandy.

    Any way all the speculation will be over by 10 am tomorrow and the cat will be out of the bag for us to see. After that there will be speculation as to who will be Chief Minister. By about another 10 days this point also will be settled.

    I want to start a thread about the surveys done by the media channels. What is your opinion about the poll surveys?

    To me it is not proper to have the surveys bout the outcome. Normally the results will be out in a weeks time. And the actual results will be available. Why we should speculates about an event? In every one of us there is something which makes us to speculate/guess/predict etc as an excitement. Hence it is welcome. However, our suspense/anxiety/anticipation etc will not be over by the survey predictions. The suspense/anxiety/anticipation etc will be over only when the actual results ore out.
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    Now the results are out and the people have elected UDF to the power. However, this success of UDF is only a marginal one. Out of the 140 seats the UDF won just 72 while the rest 68 are won by the LDF. As pointed out earlier in another discussion thread, there is no role for the usual incumbency factor in this election. People are not against the LDF. Even the votes shared by both the fronts show marginal differences. Total difference is seen to be about 0.9 percent ! So, the success of UDF is only theoretical.
    Gold Member, SPK

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