Andhra Pradesh records 76.69 polling percentage: Election Commission

Andhra Pradesh records 76.69 polling percentage: Election Commission

Andhra Pradesh records 76.69 polling percentage: Election Commission
 
A huge number of Andhraites flooding to their native places, awareness created by EC and media, registration of about 10 lakh new voters, etc, has raised the bars for 2019's voting percentage. On this note, media, various political circles and the Election Commission has anticipated that the polling percentage in Andhra Pradesh would easily touch the 80 mark.
 
On the contrary, reports released by the EC declared the total polling percentage as 76.69. Though it is a considerably good percentage, the numbers contradicted with the expectations. Long delays in polling is contemplated to be the main reason behind the decrease in polling percentage. The poll percentage was recorded as 71.43 percent till 6 pm on Thursday which however increased drastically after 6 pm.
 
The Election Commission has announced the district-wise poll percentage as listed below,
 
Srikakulam - 72%
 
Vizianagaram - 85%
 
Visakhapatnam - 70%
 
East Godavari - 81%
 
West Godavari - 70%
 
Krishna - 79%
 
Guntur - 80%
 
Prakasam - 85%
 
Nellore - 75%
 
Kadapa - 70%
 
Kurnool - 73%
 
Anantapur - 78%
 
Chittoor - 79%



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