Past elections of Oommen Chandy

Oommen Chandy, the Ex chief minister of Kerala and leader of the opposition, UDF alliance of the present Kerala government, is a well known person and a popular personality, who has a record of not losing a general Assembly election till now.

About the political life and the past elections of Oommen Chandy of Kerala
Oommen Chandy has a record of not losing his election from his constituency Puthupally. He was been winning each and every election he had contested up till now.

Oommen Chandy's first General Election in the year 1970

In the year 1970 he stood in the General Elections for the first time in Kerala at the Puthupally constituency. He defeated his nearest rival E M George of the CPM who had won the eartlier assembly elections of 1965 and 1967.
From 1970 to the year 2006 assembly general elections, Oommen Chandy has not looked back and he was winning each and every election and with an increasing margin of votes than that of the rival candidates whoever it may be. That shows the popularity and the personality of Oommen Chandy Kerala's Ex chief minister.

The results of the Puthupally Assembly constituency in Detail:

Year Winner (Party) RunnerUp (Party) Majority
1965 E.M. George (CPM) Thomas Ragan (INC 1835
1967 E.M. George (CPM) P.C.Cheriyan (INC) 5552
1970 Oommen Chandy (INC) E.M. George(CPM) 7288
1977 Oommen Chandy (INC) Cherian.P.C (BLD) 15910
1980 Oommen Chandy (INC-U) Panicker.MR.G. (NDP) 13659
1982 Oommen Chandy (INC-A) Thomas Rajan 15983
1987 Oommen Chandy (INC) Vasavan.V.N. (CPM) 9164
1991 Oommen Chandy (INC) Vasavan.V.N. (CPM) 13811
1996 Oommen Chandy (INC) Reji Zacharia (CPM) 10155
2001 Oommen Chandy (INC) Cherian Philip (CPM – Independent) 12575
2006 Oommen Chandy (INC) Sindhu Joy(CPM) 19863

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