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Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: At 5 pm, overall voter turnout stands at 52.62%

Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: At 5 pm, overall voter turnout stood at 52.62%

FP Staff May 19, 2019 17:04:14 IST
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Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates: At 5 pm, overall voter turnout stands at 52.62%
  • The voter turnout rose to 41.41 percent at 2 pm. jumping to 46.03 percent in MP, 49.79 percent in Bengal and 43.68 percent in HP

  • The electorate is voting to decide the fate of 918 candidates, including Narendra Modi, who is seeking to retain the Varanasi seat

  • The Election Commission set up more than 1.12 lakh polling stations for the final phase of voting

Highlights

14:36 (ist)

Voting percentage latest updates

Higher voter turnout till 2 pm in Phase 7 in comparison to Phsae 6

At 2 pm in Phase 6, polling was at 39.74 percent. In the last and final phase of voting in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the turnout at 2 pm is higher at 41.41 percent.

08:48 (ist)

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0.03% turnout till 8.45 am

According to the Election Commission's official Voter Turnout app, 0.03 percent of the electorate voted till 8.45 am. However, in the early hours of voting, official numbers trickle in slowly.

08:41 (ist)

61.03% voter turnout in Phase 6

In the previous phase of the Lok Sabha election, 61.03 percent of the electorate voted. West Bengal saw high polling of over 80 percent despite violence across the state.

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May 19, 2019 - 17:10 (IST)

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May 19, 2019 - 17:02 (IST)

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State-wise breakdown of the voter turnout till 5 pm

State Voter Turnout
Bihar 46.66%
Chandigarh 51.18%
Himachal Pradesh 56.67%
Madhya Pradesh 59.47%
Punjab 49.56%
Uttar Pradesh 47.10%
West Bengal 64.17%
Jharkhand 66.64%

Data from the Election Commission's official app.

May 19, 2019 - 16:43 (IST)

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State-wise breakdown of the voter turnout till 4.30 pm

State Voter Turnout
Bihar 46.66%
Chandigarh 51.18%
Himachal Pradesh 56.55%
Madhya Pradesh 59.38%
Punjab 48.74%
Uttar Pradesh 46.58%
West Bengal 63.66%
Jharkhand 64.81%

Data from the Election Commission's official app.

May 19, 2019 - 16:32 (IST)

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State-wise breakdown of the voter turnout till 4.30 pm

State Voter Turnout
Bihar 46.66%
Chandigarh 51.18%
Himachal Pradesh 56.55%
Madhya Pradesh 59.38%
Punjab 48.74%
Uttar Pradesh 46.58%
West Bengal 63.66%
Jharkhand 64.81%

Data from the Election Commission's official app.

May 19, 2019 - 16:16 (IST)

West Bengal voting percentage latest updates

At 4 pm, West Bengal's voter turnout reaches 63.66 percent mark

West Bengal Voter Turnout
Dum Dum 65.24%
Barasat 65.38%
Basirhat 69.89%
Jaynagar 64.21%
Mathurapur 69.39%
Diamond Harbour 63.96%
Jadavpur 60.59%
Kolkata Dakshin 58.60%
Kolkata Uttar 54.99%

Data from the Election Commission's official app.

May 19, 2019 - 16:12 (IST)

Bihar voting percentage latest updates

At 4 pm, Bihar yet to cross 50 percent mark

Bihar Voter Turnout
Nalanda 47.34%
Patna Sahib 40.07%
Pataliputra 47.51%
Arrah 47.65%
Buxar 48.31%
Sasaram 47.23%
Karakat 48.26%
Jehanabad 48.03%

Data from the Election Commission's official app.

May 19, 2019 - 16:10 (IST)

Voting percentage latest updates

State-wise breakdown of the voter turnout till 4 pm

State Voter Turnout
Bihar 46.66%
Chandigarh 51.18%
Himachal Pradesh 56.43%
Madhya Pradesh 59.38%
Punjab 48.74%
Uttar Pradesh 46.58%
West Bengal 63.66%
Jharkhand 64.81%

Data from the Election Commission's official app.

May 19, 2019 - 16:08 (IST)

Voting percentage latest updates

Polling reaches to 52.89% at 4 pm

At 4 pm, overall voting reached 52.89 percent. Bihar's turnout stood at 46.66 percent, Himachal Pradesh at 56.46 percent, Madhya Pradesh at 59.38 percent and Chandigarh at 51.18 percent.

Data from the Election Commission's official app.

May 19, 2019 - 15:59 (IST)

Stay tuned for voter turnout at 4 pm

May 19, 2019 - 15:54 (IST)

With just over two hours of voting to go...

Bihar, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh are yet to cross the 50 percent mark. Will the three states see a late surge of voters turning up at polling booths? Keep watching this space to find out.

Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Latest Updates: At 5 pm, overall voter turnout stood at 52.62%

At 4 pm, overall voting reached 52.89 percent. Bihar's turnout stood at 46.66 percent, Himachal Pradesh at 56.46 percent, Madhya Pradesh at 59.38 percent and Chandigarh at 51.18 percent.

At 3.30 pm, the voter turnout rose to 52.75 percent. As seen in all the phases so far, West Bengal saw high polling of 63.66 percent. Madhya Pradesh (58.95 percent) and Chandigarh (51.18 percent) also saw high polling.

The voter turnout rose to 42.52 percent at 3 pm, with West Bengal and Jharkhand polling the highest.

The voter turnout rose to 41.41 percent at 2 pm. The turnout jumped to 46.03 percent in Madhya Pradesh, 49.79 percent in West Bengal and 43.68 percent in Himachal Pradesh.

Polling is at 41.12 percent at 1.30 pm. West Bengal recorded 49.79 percent, Uttar Pradesh 37 percent and Madhya Pradesh 45.74 percent.

The voter turnout rose to 24.78 percent at 11.30 am from 12.23 percent at 11 am. At 10.40 am, polling was at 11.76 percent, and at 9.20 am it was 6 percent.

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Only 0.26 percent of voters exercised their franchise till 9 am, according to the Election Commission's official app.

Only 0.03 percent of the electorate voted till 8.45 am. However, in the early hours of voting, official numbers trickle in slowly.

Polling began on Sunday morning for 59 Lok Sabha seats in the seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha polls to decide the fate of 918 candidates including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is seeking to retain the Varanasi seat in Uttar Pradesh.

Voting Percentage Phase 7 Lok Sabha Election 2019 Updates At 5 pm overall voter turnout stands at 5262

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Voting is underway in all 13 seats in Punjab and an equal number of seats in Uttar Pradesh, nine in West Bengal, eight seats each in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, four in Himachal Pradesh, three in Jharkhand and the lone seat Chandigarh.

Over 10.01 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise. The Election Commission has set up more than 1.12 lakh polling stations and has deployed security personnel for smooth conduct of polls.

A bypoll is being held in Panaji, necessitated due to the death of former chief minister Manohar Parrikar in March. Bye-elections are also be held in four assembly constituencies of Tamil Nadu -- Sulur, Aravakurichi, Ottapidaram (SC) and Thiruparankundram -- and the Dehri assembly seat in Bihar.

In Uttar Pradesh, all eyes are on Varanasi, where besides Modi, 25 other candidates are in the fray. Modi's main challengers are Congress's Ajay Rai and the SP-BSP grand alliance's nominee Shalini Yadav.

Union minister Manoj Sinha, Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey are seeking re-election from Ghazipur and Chandauli respectively.

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and union ministers Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri are among the 278 candidates including 24 women whose fate is being decided in Punjab.

Besides Punjab, more than 6 lakh voters in the Union Territory of Chandigarh will choose between sitting MP and BJP candidate Kirron Kher and former railway minister and Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal.

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar, Aam Aadmi Party's Punjab unit chief Bhagwant Mann are among other prominent candidates in the fray.

An electorate of 1,49,63,064 will decide the fate of 111 candidates in nine seats of West Bengal — Kolkata North and Kolkata South, Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhat, Jadavpur, Diamond Harbour, Jaynagar (SC) and Mathurapur (SC).

As many as four Union ministers — Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ram Kripal Yadav, RK Singh and Ashwini Kumar Choubey — are among the 157 candidates in Bihar.

The electoral fortunes of 42 candidates, including that of former chief minister and Union minister Shibu Soren, are being decided in Jharkhand.

Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone and Khandwa seats in Madhya Pradesh, all currently held by the BJP, are going to polls in Madhya Pradesh.

Polling is also being held in all four Lok Sabha constituencies in Himachal Pradesh.

An average of 66.88 percent voters exercised their franchise in the last six phases. The whole elections were spread over 38 days. Counting of votes will be taken up on 23 May.

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