UDF candidates have won all the three seats in the by poll conducted on November 7th.according to the latest reports the UDF candidates A.A shukur ,A.P Abdulakutty and Dominic presentation won the Alapuzha,Kannur and Eranakulam seats respectively.this is a serious blow to the ruling LDF coalition especially taking into account the high-octane election campaigning it did .Kannur saw the fiercest of fights where the defeated candidate Mr E.P Jayarajan is a stalwart of the CPM.
the poor performance of LDFcan be attributed to various factors like anti incumbency,infighting in CPM,the corruption allegations against many CPM leaders and the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.
bjp which have lost its hope of bagging any seats in the state came a distant third in all these seats
the results are more or less on expected lines as Kerala politics have become so predictable.the power always alters between the two fronts which are virtually undifferentiable from each other . people do not have a choice and this was mirrored in low percentage of votes polled in urban areas(kochi).the results are in line with expectations as an overwhelming majority is predicted for udf in the coming elections.
the margins of victory in various constituencies are