Tamil Nadu: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( DMK) is leading in Tamil Nadu as of the recent poll updates. While DMK surged ahead in Tirunelveli, its ally MDMK and Congress were leading in Erode and Virudhunagar respectively. Former Union Minister and senior DMK leader A Raja was leading in the Nilgiris, and sitting Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi was ahead in Tuticorin, while their colleagues had the edge in Arakkonam, Cuddalore, Salem, Tenkasi and Perambalur.
Former Tamil Nadu Congress Committee chief Su Tirunavukkarasar was leading in Tiruchirappalli. Nominees of the CPI(M) and CPI were leading in Madurai and Nagapattinam respectively as per the initial rounds. The DMK fought 19 Parliamentary seats and its allies in the rest of 19 constituencies, while elections were cancelled in Vellore.