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The Tamil Nadu has 39 Lok Sabha constituencies and Chennai South is one of them.
As per the last census report, Chennai South houses 21,05,824 people. Out of them, 12.54% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 0.22% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 96.65% of voters are from urban areas while 3.35% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 19,36,209. Of them, 9,61,904 and 9,73,934 are male and female voters respectively.
The sitting MP Dr. J Jayavardhan from AIADMK defeated DMK's TKS Elangovan by a huge margin of 136,625 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 60% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Chennai South is out, as T.SUMATHY (A) THAMIZHACHI THANGAPANDIAN of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam emerged as the winner in a completely one-sided battle against Dr.J.JAYAVARDHAN (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam). The former garnered 564872 votes and won by a whopping margin of 262,223 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded R Kumar while Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam placed its bet on T Sumathy (A) Thamizhachi Thangapandian for this Lok Sabha seat.