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16-April-2019 17:27 IST
79.74 % polling in Andhra Pradeshin first General Elections since reorganisation of the State

3,13,33,163 voters cast their votes for 25 Lok Sabha seats in the State

 

The state of Andhra Pradeshrecorded 79.74% voting in its first General Electionsince the reorganisation of the State. Polling for all 25 Lok Sabha constituencies was held in the first phase of the General Elections on 11th April, 2019.

As per the data sourced from Chief Electoral Officer (Andhra Pradesh), the highest voter turnout was recorded in Narasaraopet Lok Sabha constituency which saw 85.53 % voting. In previous General Elections – 2014, the undivided Andhra Pradesh had witnessed 74.64% polling with BapatlaLok Sabha constituency recording the highest voter turnout at 85.16 percent.

A total of 3,13,33,163 voters cast their votes in the State which has3,93,45,717 electors and a total of 319 candidates are in fray for the 25 Lok Sabha seats of the State in this General Election.

The polling percentagefor each constituency of Andhra Pradesh in General Election- 2019 and the corresponding numbers for the same constituencies in the previous General Election -2014 are given below:

 

 

Sl No.

 

Parliamentary Constituency

Polling percentage

General Election – 2019*

General Election – 2014**

  1.  

Aruku

73.67

71.82

  1.  

Srikakulam

74.08

74.60

  1.  

Vizianagaram

80.57

80.19      

  1.  

Visakhapatnam

67.26

67.53

  1.  

Anakapalli

81.00

82.01

  1.  

Kakinada

78.38

77.68

  1.  

Amalapuram

83.67

82.63

  1.  

Rajahmundry

80.95

81.38

  1.  

Narsapuram

81.02

82.19

  1.  

Eluru

82.94

84.27

  1.  

Machilipatnam

83.70

83.48

  1.  

Vijayawada

77.14

76.64

  1.  

Guntur

78.55

79.31

  1.  

Narasaraopet

85.53

84.68

  1.  

Bapatla

85.49

85.16

  1.  

Ongole

85.23

82.23

  1.  

Nandyal

80.15

76.71

  1.  

Kurnool

75.13

72.08

  1.  

Anantapur

80.24

78.87

  1.  

Hindupur

83.89

81.53

  1.  

Kadapa

77.81

77.47

  1.  

Nellore

76.14

74.02

  1.  

Tirupati

78.99

77.14

  1.  

Rajampet

78.38

78.05

  1.  

Chittoor

83.68

82.59

Sources- * Data from CEO (Andhra Pradesh)

   ** Data from ECI website

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