Delhi will have 3.49 lakh first-time voters
New Delhi: Around 3.49 lakh first time voters in the age group of 18 to 19 will be able to exercise their franchise in assembly polls in the city slated for November.
As per the electoral roll published yesterday, the total number of voters in the city have been estimated at 1,14,88,752 out which 63,68 694 are men and 51,19517 are women voters. The young voters population stands at 3.04 per cent of the total electors population.
The number of total eligible voters in 2008 assembly polls was 1.07 crore while it went up to 1.11 crore when Lok Sabha election had been held in 2009.
Delhi`s Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Dev said voting will take place in 11,763 polling booths in 2603 locations. He said 634 polling locations have been identified as "critical" and special security measures will be put in place in those areas.
He said the Election Commission will continue updating the electoral roll till 10 days before the last date of filling the nominations for the assembly polls though the final electoral roll has been published.
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