With over 900 million voters eligible to vote for 543 constituencies, the 17th Lok Sabha Elections, that is being held in 7 phases has finally reached its 7th and final phase. The 7th phase of elections will take place on May 19th, 2019 when 8 states including Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Chandigarh will undergo polling.
In the first phase of the general election, 69.50% of the 142 million eligible voters cast their vote to elect their representatives for 91 Lok Sabha seats. The turnout was 68.77% in the same constituencies in the 2014 general elections.
In the second of the seven voting phases 156 million voters were eligible to vote to elect their representatives for 95 Lok Sabha seats. The turnout for the second phase was 69.44% in 2019, compared to 69.62% for the same seats in 2014.
In the third phase of the general election, 189 million voters were eligible to elect 116 Lok Sabha representatives. According to the Election Commission of India, the turnout for this phase was 68.40%, compared to 67.15% for the same seats in 2014.
In the fourth of seven phases, 65.51% of the 128 million eligible voters cast their vote to elect 72 representatives to the Indian parliament while the turnout for the same seats in the 2014 election was 63.05%.
The fifth phase was open to 87.5 million eligible voters, who could cast their vote in over 96,000 polling booths. In the sixth of seven phases, 63.5% of the 101 million eligible voters cast their vote in about 113,000 polling stations.
In the sixth phase with over 100 million voters across 7 states who were eligible to vote for 59 seats of Lok Sabha, 63.49% voter turnout was recorded.
Counting of Votes will be done on 23rd May 2019
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