The Indian general election, 2009 in West Bengal were held for 42 seats with the state going to polls in the last three phases of the general elections. There was pre-poll alliance in the state between the Indian National Congress and the Trinamool Congress against the Left Front. Indian National Congress contested on 14 seats across the state whereas the Trinamool Congress contested on 27 seats and SUCI(C) contested one seat. The alliance was largely successful as the Trinamool Congress, the Congress and the SUCI(C) won 19, 6 and 1 seat respectively, dislodging the Left Front, which won only 15 seats out of 42.
Alliance wise result
|TOTAL (2009)||15||TOTAL (2009)||26||TOTAL (2009)||1||TOTAL (2009)||0|
|TOTAL (2004)||35||TOTAL (2004)||6||TOTAL (2004)||1||TOTAL (2004)||0|
Assembly segments wise lead of Parties
|Party||Assembly segments||Position in Assembly (as of 2006 election)|
|INC + AITC||189||51|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||5||0|
Postal Ballot wise lead of Parties
|Party||No. of Constituencies|
|All India Trinamool Congress||2|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||1|
|Indian National Congress||1|
- "State-Wise Position". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 19 May 2009.
- Lok Sabha results: Numbers point to tough fight ahead in West Bengal assembly polls