Assembly Elections: Haryana records 65% polling, Maharashtra 60.5%, says EC
Haryana recorded a voting percentage of 65 per cent in assembly polls till 6 pm, the Election Commission said on Monday.
New Delhi: Haryana recorded a voting percentage of 65 per cent in assembly polls till 6 pm, the Election Commission said on Monday.
It said that the polling percentage would to go up once all the votes are taken into account.
The state had recorded 76. 54 per cent voting in the 2014 assembly polls. The voting percentage was 71.84 per cent in the 2014 Lok Sabha election and 70.35 per cent in this year’s Lok Sabha election.
60.5% voting in Maharashtra till 6 PM
While Maharashtra saw 60.5 per cent voter turnout till 6 pm in assembly polls, the Election Commission said on Monday.
The polling percentage was 60.25 per cent in the bypoll for Satara Lok Sabha seat.
The state had recorded 63.08 poll percentage in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and 60.79 per cent in this year’s General Elections.
By-polls in 17 states
In Uttar Pradesh where assembly by-poll is being held on 11 seats, the voting percentage was 36.94 per cent.
The four seats in Assam recorded a poll percentage of 63.71 per cent, five seats in Bihar of 41.82 per cent, six seats in Gujarat of 40.28 per cent.
The poll percentage was 55.62 per cent for two seats in Himachal Pradesh, 51.65 per cent for five seats in Kerala, 62 per cent for three seats in Sikkim, 58.51 per cent for two seats in Tamil Nadu and 50.49 per cent for four seats in Punjab.
The assembly bypoll for one seat in Arunachal Pradesh recorded a high polling percentage of 89.27 per cent by 4 pm.
It was 56.62 per cent for one seat in Madhya Pradesh, 64.13 per cent for one seat in Meghalaya, 56.50 per cent for one seat in Odisha, 64.14 per cent for one seat in Chhattisgarh, 69.95 per cent for one seat in Telangana and 56.16 per cent in Puducherry.
Samasitpur Lok Sabha seat in Bihar recorded 38 per cent voting by 4 pm while Satara in Maharashtra recorded 48.04 per cent.