Uttarakhand News

Uttarakhand witnesses a record breaking 69% Voting in Assembly Elections

In 2017 Assembly elections the state has set up a new benchmark by recording the highest 69% voting in Uttarakhand. The polling for 69 Assembly seats in Uttarakhand began at 8’O clock in the morning with much enthusiasm among the people and everything went peacefully with no riots and conflicts among the supporters and the candidates. However, in the morning the polling booths saw only a few voters but as the sun came up, their numbers outnumbered. Now everybody’s keeping their fingers crossed and waiting for the results to come.

The voting session ended in peace and none of the candidate has demanded repolling

The Chief Electoral Officer, Radha Raturi told that even at 5 in the evening, a large number of voters could be seen standing in a queue, eagerly waiting for their turn to come. The role of media and awareness campaigns are to be credited for the recording breaking voting in Uttarakhand.

2017 Assembly Elections will break the Voting Record in Uttarakhand

In the year 2012, 67.22% votes were cast in the Assembly Elections and it is speculated that 2017 has hit the high spot by witnessing a record-breaking 69% voting in Assembly Elections.

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Uddham Singh Nagar leading with 76.23%
Rudraprayag– 63%
Uttarkashi– 73%
Bageshwar and Champawat– 62%
Haridwar– 74.48%
Chamoli– 61%
Nainital– 65.83%
Pithoragarh, Pauri and Tehri– 60%
Dehradun 64.33%
Almora– 52%

Results of 2017 Assembly Elections in Uttarakhand will be declared on March 11