Himachal Polls: Voter turnout recorded at 37.19 pc till 1 pm

12 November, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava

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Only 37.19% of eligible voters have turned out for the Himachal Pradesh elections as of 1 pm.

Only 37.19% of eligible voters have turned out for the Himachal Pradesh elections as of 1 pm.

According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), Simaur had the greatest voter participation, at 41.89 percent, while Lahaul and Spiti had the lowest, at 21.95 percent. Voter turnout in Bilaspur was 34.05%, in Chamba it was 28.35%, in Hamirpur it was 35.86%, in Kangra it was 35.50%, in Kinnaur it was 35.00%, in Mandi it was 41.17%, in Shimla it was 37.30%, in Solan it was 37.90%, in Kullu it was 40.33, and in Una it was 39.93%.

Voters from all throughout the state lined up outside polling stations to choose a new state administration today.

Notably, the fate of 412 candidates who are running for office will be decided by the votes of 55,92,828 electors who can cast their ballots till 5 p.m. today.

Out of the total electorates, there are 28,54,945 men, 27,37,845 women, and 38 third-gender electorates. There are 24 female candidates in total this time.