Assembly Election Results 2017

Over 65 per cent voting in Tamil Nadu

Over 65% of the electorate in Tamil Nadu today cast their votes as polling ended peacefully in all 234 assembly constituencies this evening.

Updated: Apr 18, 2011, 16:47 PM IST

Chennai: Over 65 per cent of the
electorate in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday cast their votes as polling
ended peacefully in all 234 assembly constituencies this
evening.
Though polling had closed at 1700 hours, voters who
came before the closing time were allowed to cast their vote,
officials said.

The polling was by and large peaceful, they said.

According to officials, the final voter turnout would
exceed 70 per cent.

The state has 4.6 crore voters.
Prominent of the 2,773 candidates in the fray include
DMK leader and Chief Minister M Karunanidhi (Tiruvarur), his
arch rival and AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa (Srirangam),
Karunanidhi`s son and Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin
(Kolathur) and DMDK actor-founder Vijayakanth (Rishivandyam).

PTI