Kasargod third phase of elections - 80.57% of polling is reported

By Xappie Desk, April 24, 2019 15:10 IST

Kasargod third phase of elections - 80.57% of polling is reported

Kasaragod in the third stage of Lok Sabha elections 80.57% percentage of polling is registered. The total of 13,60,827 voters10,90,421 voters casted their votes.
 
In some polling booths, voting was processed till 9 pm. Initially, the time of voting has Increased up to 6 pm. Since the public was standing in the line even after the specified time and with complaints regarding polling machines also voting was commenced at a very low pace in some polling stations, hence processed up to 9 pm.
 
To compare with the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the voting percentage has increased in Kasaragod constituency. Women voters have rapid increase than men in voting percentage. Even in these elections, the voting in Manjeshawr registered very minimal voting percentage.
 
The highest polling percentage is in Payyannur with (85.82%) and the lowest polling in Maneshwar(74.94%) was registered. The voting percentage was more than 80% in the areas where CPM are very strong.



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