First Second Third
Year Election Total seats Party Seats % votes Party Seats % votes Party Seats % votes
2014 16th Lok Sabha 545 BJP 282 31.34% INC 44 19.52% AIADMK 37 3.31%
2009 15th Lok Sabha 545 INC 206 28.55% BJP 116 18.80% SP 23 3.23%
2004 14th Lok Sabha 543 INC 145 26.53% BJP 138 22.16% CPM 43 5.66%
1999 13th Lok Sabha 545 BJP 182 23.75% INC 114 28.30% CPM 33 5.40%
1998 12th Lok Sabha 545 BJP 182 25.59% INC 141 25.82% CPM 32 5.16%
1996 11th Lok Sabha 543 BJP 161 20.29% INC 140 28.80% JD 46 23.45%
1991 10th Lok Sabha 521 INC 232 36.26% BJP 120 20.11% JD 59 11.84%
1989 9th Lok Sabha 529 INC 197 39.53% JD 143 17.79% BJP 85 11.36%
1984 8th Lok Sabha 514 INC 404 49.01% TDP 30 4.31% CPM 22 5.87%
1980 7th Lok Sabha 529 ( 542* ) INC(I) 351 42.69% JNP(S) 41 9.39% CPM 37 6.24%
1977 6th Lok Sabha 542 JP 330 41.32% INC 154 34.52% CPM 22 4.29%
1971 5th Lok Sabha 518 INC 352 43.68% CPM 25 5.12% CPI 23 4.73%
1967 4th Lok Sabha 520 INC 283 40.78% SWA 44 8.67% BJS 35 9.31%
1962 3rd Lok Sabha 494 INC 361 44.72% CPI 29 9.94% SWA 18 7.89%
1957 2nd Lok Sabha 494 INC 371 47.78% CPI 27 8.92% PSP 19 10.41%
1951-52 1st Lok Sabha 489 INC 364 44.99% CPI 16 3.29% SOC 12 10.59%

 

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