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LS polls: Varanasi sees 35 percent polling till 1 pm

May 12, 2014

LS polls: Varanasi sees 35 percent polling till 1 pm

35.3 percent polling was reported till 1 pm. Higher polling was reported from rural areas while voting in urban areas were relatively low, a senior election official said. #Uttar Pradesh #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Voter turnout #Varanasi #Polling #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Ajay Rai
LS polls: Record voter turnout of 76.01% in second last round

May 07, 2014

LS polls: Record voter turnout of 76.01% in second last round

The Election Commission said the country surpassed its highest ever voter turnout of 64 per cent in 1984. In 2009 Lok Sabha polls, the turnout was 75.86 per cent. #India #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #polling percentage #Record voter turnout
WB sees 73% voter turnout by 3pm despite occasional violence

May 07, 2014

WB sees 73% voter turnout by 3pm despite occasional violence

Central security forces have been deployed across all booths in the Maoist belt along with Bomb disposal squads, road opening parties and anti-landmine vehicles #Politics #India #Voter turnout #West Bengal #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #polling day
Elections 2014 likely to see record voter turnout

May 06, 2014

Elections 2014 likely to see record voter turnout

The country has added over 23 million people in the 18-19 age group to voter rolls this time. This group now constitutes about 3 percent of total voters, against 0.75 percent in 2009. #Politics #India #NewsTracker #Voter turnout #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #polling day #record turnout
Elections 2014: High voter turnout = Modi wave? Not really

May 03, 2014

Elections 2014: High voter turnout = Modi wave? Not really

Unlike a 'Modi wave', which is an abstract concept, the voter turnout is actually quantifiable as can be seen in the chart above. And yet it remains one of the most hotly discussed subjects among political pundits. #Politics #India #Narendra Modi #Voter turnout #Indira Gandhi #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Modi wave #Praveen Chakravarty

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Why Mumbai's middle class just lost its right to criticise the govt

Apr 24, 2014

Why Mumbai's middle class just lost its right to criticise the govt

By and large, Mumbaikars, except those who live in the slums, have lost the right to express displeasure on TV shows, Facebook, Twitter or anywhere else, over issues of governance. #Congress #BJP #Mumbai #NCP #AAP #Mumbai Elections #Mumbai voter turn-out #Mumbai's middle class #Mumbai's slum vote
LS polls: Best indicator of voter reform efforts would be in the turnout

Apr 07, 2014

LS polls: Best indicator of voter reform efforts would be in the turnout

Since we hear it being said from every corner that this is a tightly fought election, the best indicator this voter reform efforts would be in the turn out. If more come out to vote, the more vibrant this democracy becomes. #Voter turnout #Election Commission #Democracy #EC #Polling #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #NOTA #Voter reforms

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LS polls: Best indicator of voter reform efforts would be in the turnout

Jun 26, 2014

Rangel win helped by increased turnout from black neighborhoods

After barely beating state Sen. Adriano Espaillat two years ago, Rep. Charles Rangel had an easier time in their rematch Tuesday because of an increased voter turnout in black neighborhoods, Democratic primary returns show...
LS polls: Best indicator of voter reform efforts would be in the turnout

Jul 07, 2014

Changes to North Carolina voting law 'should wait until after midterms'

Justice Department advises judge on state's tough voting law which some say would suppress minority voter turnout Continue reading..... #North Carolina #U.S. Department of Justice #United States
LS polls: Best indicator of voter reform efforts would be in the turnout

Jun 30, 2014

Opinion: New ballot-box rules create obstacles

In 2012, superstorm Sandy caused Election Day confusion on Long Island, where voters faced hurdles due to polling location changes and damaged voting machines. Barring another major storm, voting this year will likely be much smoother. Unfortunately,... #Texas #North Carolina #Boston, MA #U.S. Republican Party #University of Massachusetts Amherst