The polling to Local Bodies in the state of Tamil Nadu are held one time in span of 5 years. The election elect the representatives to the Urban & Rural local bodies of tn state and it is conducted by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission.
There are about tweleve Municipal corporations MC, 148 Municipalities and 561 Town panchayats TP in urban local body of tamilnadu while the Rural local bodies RLB comprises 12,620 Village Panchayats VP, 385 Panchayat Unions PU, and 32 District Panchayats DP.
The very first polling of local bodies in Tamil Nadu were conducted in the year October 1996 followed by October 2001, October 2006 and October 2011. The upcoming next succeeding corporation election is planned on 17th and 19h of october 2016.
Following are the result of previous local body election 2011 held in the month of october 2011. The list is of the city municipal corporation mayoral results with the wiinner and runner party and name
|City Municipal Corporation Mayoral results Corporation|
|Chennai||Saidai Sa. Duraisamy||AIADMK||M. Subramaniam||DMK|
|Coimbatore||S. M. Velusamy||AIADMK||N. Karthik||DMK|
|Madurai||V. V. Rajan Chellappa||AIADMK||P. Packianathan||DMK|
|Tiruchirapalli||M. S. R. Jaya||AIADMK||J. Vijaya Jayaraj||DMK|
|Salem||S. Soundappan||AIADMK||S. T. Kalai Amudhan||DMK|
|Tirunelveli||Vijila Sathyanand||AIADMK||S. Amutha||DMK|
|Erode||Mallika Paramasivam||AIADMK||A. Sellaponni Manoharan||DMK|
|Tirupur||A. Visalakshi||AIADMK||K. Selvaraj||DMK|
|Vellore||P. Karthiyayini||AIADMK||R. Rajeswari||DMK|
|Thoothukudi||L. Sasikala Pushpa||AIADMK||Pon Initha||DMK|
Following are the urban local body results of 2011 giving the list of local party winning numbers:
|Local Body/Party||Corporation Mayor||Corporation Councillor||Municipal Chairman||Municipal Councillor||Town Panchayat Chairman||Town Pt. Ward Member|