Over 80 percent turnout was witnessed in the polling for the Dholpur Assembly constituency where the ruling BJP is engaged in a fierce fight with opposition Congress and a dozen independent candidates.Apr 09, 2017, 21:32 PM IST
An estimated 76 and 78 per cent of voters exercised their franchise in the bypolls to Nanjanagud and Gundlupet Assembly constituencies in Karnataka on Sunday.Apr 09, 2017, 21:28 PM IST
The Assembly bypoll in the Rajouri Garden constituency recorded poor turnout of 35 per cent till 3 PM on Sunday with polling stations across the west Delhi seat remaining largely desolate.Apr 09, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
Uzbekistan's election commission said 91 per cent of eligible voters cast ballots in today's presidential election, where victory by longtime authoritarian leader Islam Karimov is a foregone conclusion.Mar 30, 2015, 01:01 AM IST
Women turnout has been higher than men as compared to the previous Lok Sabha polls in 438 parliamentary constituencies, according to Election Commission.Apr 30, 2014, 22:48 PM IST
Outbreaks of violence and a low turnout marred key local elections in Kosovo today, the first in which ethnic Serbs have been encouraged to vote since the territory proclaimed independence in 2008.Nov 04, 2013, 14:11 PM IST
A high turnout of over 82.31 per cent was reported in the first phase of gram panchayat polls in Andhra Pradesh, which was marred by stray clashes between workers of different political parties, officials said.Jul 24, 2013, 00:05 AM IST
The elections saw violence in the restive east, leading many polling stations to close due to acts of sabotage.Jul 08, 2012, 10:00 AM IST
Amid sporadic violence, nearly 44 per cent voters exercised their franchise for the second phase of three-tier urban local bodies elections in UP.Jun 28, 2012, 00:36 AM IST
First phase of Uttar Pradesh
Assembly election has witnessed larger participation of fairer
sex as turnout percentage of females is higher than that of
males in a number of districts.
EC said more voters exercised their franchise in Assembly polls in Punjab and Uttarakhand this time as compared to last Assembly and Lok Sabha polls.Jan 30, 2012, 21:04 PM IST
Team Anna`s Lokpal protest here elicited a lukewarm response with organisers blaming winter chill and absence of Anna Hazare for the poor turnout.Dec 27, 2011, 20:43 PM IST
Polling for the 13th phase of
panchayat elections in nine blocks of Jammu and Kashmir ended
on Thursday with 73.18 per cent voters casting their ballot, an
official spokesman said.
More than 80 per cent voters exercised their franchinse in the sixth phase of Jammu and
Kashmir Panchayat elections which passed off peacefully.
About 70 percent polling took place in Jharkhand`s Kharsawa assembly by-election that will decide whether Chief Minister Arjun Munda will remain in the post or not.Feb 11, 2011, 00:04 AM IST
South Sudan`s ruling party said
that the 60% turnout threshhold required for a
landmark independence vote to be valid has been reached after
just three days of polling.
A referendum is expected to see South Sudan emerge as Africa`s newest state.Jan 11, 2011, 14:51 PM IST
Polling for the first phase of
panchayat election in Himachal Pradesh was held peacefully
today with enormous voter turnout in many places.
Myanmar`s Election Commission
announced voter turnout, a month after widely criticised
elections, saying 77 per cent of the country`s 29 million
eligible voters cast ballots.
Greater participation of women
in the democratic exercise pushed up the voting percentage in
Bihar assembly polls this time by around 7 percent compared to
five years ago.