Historically high 70.75% polling, higher compare to 2007, district wise polling figures, other details hereDecember 13, 2012
Ahmedabad, 13 December 2012
Update on 14 December
70.75% voting in first phase as per the final announcement made by the Election Commission today.
According to official announcement made by the Election Commission, first phase of Gujarat assembly election has witnessed around 68% average polling. The polling was peaceful as per the Election Commission. In 2007 the first phase areas witnessed 59.77% turnout. This time turnout is much more.
-Total voters 1,81,86,045
-Candidates 846 including 47 women
-21,268 polling booths
-ID cards were distributed to 99.65% voters
-Photo electoral roll covered 99.53% voters
-25,000 EVM machines were used
-214 machines were found faulty mock poll while -0.01% EVMs were found faulty during polling
-5,700 cameras were used at polling stations.
-Poll boycott was witnessed in two villages of Junagadh and Surendranagar district(Dhulkot village).
-Completely peaceful polling
Ahmedabad rural – 66.8%
Surendranagar – 68%
Central and south Gujarat
Second phase polling will take place on 17th. The results will be declared on 20th of this month.
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