In view of General Elections, the entire Puducherry UT is only one Parilamentary Constituency and 5 Assembly Constituencies in Karaikal District viz.
- 26-Karaikal North,
- 27-Karaikal South and
- 28-Neravy T.R.Pattinam.
The last General Elections to the Puducherry Legislative Assembly – 2016 (GEPLA2016) was held on 16th May, 2016. ECI has introduced the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines on trial basis in the GEPLA 2016 in 3 Constituencies viz. 15-Ouppalam, 16-Orleampeth constituencies in Puducherry District and 27-Karaikal South Constituency in Karaikal District.In continuation of this, the Election Commission of India has implemented the VVPAT machine to all the 5 Assembly Constituencies in Karaikal District during the recently concluded General Elections to the Lokshaba, 2019, held on 18/04/2019.