The LDF additionally managed to win extra seats in comparison with 2016 and considerably enhance upon its poor efficiency within the 2019 Lok Sabha election
By profitable 99 of the 140 seats in Kerala, the Left Democratic Entrance not solely managed a powerful victory, it additionally did so after finishing a five-year time period. The return to energy for the LDF broke a protracted cycle of one-term governments within the State. The LDF additionally managed to win extra seats in comparison with 2016 and considerably enhance upon its poor efficiency within the 2019 Lok Sabha election. The CPI(M) and the CPI have been the perfect performing events by way of their vote shares within the seats contested. The LDF got here an in depth second in one of many three areas within the State, whereas profitable the opposite two; its efficiency was robust throughout normal/reserved segments (aside from the ST part, the place the UDF gained marginally greater). The LDF’s victory margins have been additionally substantial throughout seats and transcended the agricultural/city divide. Amongst UDF companions, the Congress had a decrease strike charge in comparison with the IUML.
Mapping the 2021 outcomes
The map depicts the seat-wise winners within the 2021 election.
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The LDF was triumphant in each the Cochin and Travancore areas however got here a bit brief within the Malabar area.
Efficiency in reserved seats
The LDF triumphed over different coalitions in each the final and SC-reserved seats, however its vote share fell marginally in need of the UDF in ST-reserved seats.
The LDF’s victory margins improved among the many 1-5% and 5-15% however declined within the >15% section.
Vote share ranges
In 109 seats, the LDF’s vote share was greater than 40% in distinction to the UDF, which bought such shares in solely 64 seats. NDA’s vote share was lower than 30%.
Efficiency in rural and concrete seats
Solely within the city areas did the UDF conquer the LDF by way of vote share (42% vs 41%). In all different areas, the LDF was both marginally (semi-urban, rural) or means forward (semi-rural areas).
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