AIMIM contested five Lok Sabha seats and 35 Assembly seats in the General Elections to Lok Sabha and Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly held in 2014. AIMIM polled a total of 6,85,690 votes in the Lok Sabha constituencies and 7,37,034 votes in the Assembly constituencies that it contested. The Party had the status of a registered unrecognized party before the 2014 elections. Following its success in the General elections wherein it won one Lok Sabha seat and seven Assembly seats in Telangana, the Election Commission of India accorded recognition to AIMIM as a State Party in the State of Telangana with Kite as its reserved symbol under the provisions of the Election Symbols (Reservation & Allotment) Order, in June 2014. AIMIM was registered as a political party with the State Election Commission (Andhra Pradesh) in 2001. AIMIM was accorded the status of a registered political party with a reserved symbol in the ordinary elections to municipal bodies and mandal parishad territorial constituencies and zilla parishad territorial constituencies held in March 2014 as per the provisions of the Registration of Political Parties and Allotment of Symbols Order 2001 and Kite symbol was reserved for it. As AIMIM fulfilled the requirements as per the provisions of the Symbol Order 2001 and also as per the provisions of the AP Panchayat Raj Act, GHMC Act and AP Municipalities Act, the State Election Commission notified AIMIM as a recognized political party with the status of State Party in the State of Telangana in June 2014. The State Election Commission also notified AIMIM as a recognized political party with the status of “State party of other States” in the State of Andhra Pradesh with Kite as a reserved symbol in June 2014.