Loksabha election and Kerala's performanceThe General election to the Loksabha was held in Kerala on 10th of April, 2014. The counting took place today, 16th May. The results are out. Out of the total twenty seats 12 seats have gone to the United Democratic Front (UDF) and the remaining 8 seats to Left Democratic Front (LDF). In the 2009 election these seats were shared by the two fronts as 16 and 4 respectively. So the net gain is to the LDF. They have doubled their number.
it is to be noted the introduction of NOTA has been made use of by a good number voters. In Kerala a total of 2,10,055 votes have been scored by NOTA in the State. Maximum NOTA votes are in Malappuram constituency (21,829), and the minimum in Thiruvananthapuram (3,287).
Aam Admi Party could not gain much in Kerala. A total of 2,55,076 votes have gone to their share from this State. Highest number of votes among their candidates have scored by the candidate of Ernakulam constituency, Anitha Prathap (a journalist), 51,577.