When the results of the verdict for the 15th Assembly came out, the NDA took the lead in two places. Kummanam Rajasekharan is leading the two fronts behind Nemtu, who got the most attention during the election. Here the LDF is second and the Congress is third. In Palakkad constituency, BJP candidate E Sreedharan is ahead by 1425 votes. The counting of postal votes started here at 8.30 am. Meanwhile, UDF candidate Dharmajan Bolgatti takes the lead in counting votes on electronic machines in Balussery, a stronghold of the Left.
At the same time, the LDF is leading in many seats in Kottayam district, the stronghold of the UDF. In Pala, Kerala Congress M leader Jose K. Mani is leading. In Poonjar, PC George is behind. LDF candidate Sebastian Kulathinkal is leading here. LDF candidate VN Vasavan is leading in the triangular contest in Ettumanoor. Oommen Chandy is leading in Puthuppally and Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan is leading in Kottayam
Assessing the statewide lead, the LDF is leading in 80 seats, the UDF in 57 seats and the NDA in 3 seats.