Kollam, formerly Quilon Lok Sabha constituency, is one of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala. The current sitting Member of Parliament from Kollam Lok Sabha seat is NK Premachandran of Revolutionary Socialist Party.
Kollam registered 74.36 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 2.28 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1292636 while the total voter turnout is 961212. While in 2014, the constituency registered 72.08 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1214984 while the total voter's turnout was 875768.
Premachandran had won the seat after defeating CPI(M) candidate M A Baby by a margin of 37,649 votes.
This year, the Left has named KN Balagopal from the seat whereas NK Premachandran will once again contest the seat on Revolutionary Socialist Party ticket. BJP has fielded Sabu Varghese from the seat.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Kollam Lok Sabha constituency of Kerala.
|1||N.K.Premachandran||Revolutionary Socialist Party|
|2||K.N.Balagopal||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|3||Adv.K.V.Sabu||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|4||Twinkle Prabhakaran||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)|
Seven assembly segments make up the constituency of Kollam which are — Chavara, Punalur, Chadayamangalam, Kundara, Kollam, Eravipuram and Chathannoor.
Lok Sabha election 2019 took place in seven phases across the country – on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. The results would be declared on May 23.