Bihar elections: At 57.58%, provisional turnout in third phase exceeds polling in first two rounds

The final voter turnout in the first phase of polling held on 28 October was 55.68 percent, while it was 55.70 percent in the second phase held on 3 November

Press Trust of India November 07, 2020 20:48:42 IST
Bihar elections: At 57.58%, provisional turnout in third phase exceeds polling in first two rounds

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Patna:  The voter turnout in the third and final phase of Bihar elections was recorded at 57.58 percent on Saturday, more than the polling percentage witnessed in the previous two rounds, according to Election Commission data.

The provisional turnout in the third phase of polling on 78 seats spread in 15 districts is 57.58 percent, according to poll panel data updated till 8 pm. The polling percentage will go up as more inputs from the constituencies come.

According to the EC figures, the final voter turnout in the first phase of polling held on 28 October was 55.68 per cent, while it was 55.70 percent in the second phase of polls held on 3 November.

In the first phase, 71 seats spread across 16 districts went to poll, while in the second, voters in 94 seats of 17 districts exercised their franchise on 3 November.

With the voting concluding for all the 243 seats, the focus now shifts to the 10 November counting of votes which will give Bihar a new government.

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