Historically high 70.75% polling, higher compare to 2007, district wise polling figures, other details here

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

District wise
Ahmedabad rural – 66.8%

Surendranagar – 68%
Rajkot 68.8%
Jamnagar 63%
Porbanar 63.5%
Junagadh 67%
Amreli 65.6%
Bhavnagar 68%

Central and south Gujarat
Narmada 71.8%
Bharuch 67.5%
Surat 64%
Dangs 66%
Navsari 72%
Valsad 67%
Tapi 76%

Second phase polling will take place on 17th. The results will be declared on 20th of this month.

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