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Facts about General Elections 2014
Contesting Candidates Lok Sabha General Elections 2014
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Statewise General Elections 2014 Schedule
In addition to the elections for 16th Lok Sabha, there are three states, namely: Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, and Odisha, whose assembly elections are expected to be held along with General Elections.
|Andhra Pradesh Assmebly Elections 2014-Schedule|
|Orisaa Assmebly Elections 2014-Schedule|
|Sikkim Assmebly Elections 2014-Schedule|
|24th April 2014||
Live Updates-Phase 6 of Lok Sabha Elections 2014
- Voting began at 7 am in 117 constituencies spread across 11 states and one union territory in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls 2014.
-Seats going to poll today are 39 in Tamil Nadu, 19 in Maharashtra, 12 in Uttar Pradesh, 10 in Madhya Pradesh, seven each in Bihar and Chhattisgarh, six each in Assam and West Bengal, five in Rajasthan, four in Jharkhand, one in Jammu and Kashmir and one in Puducherry are voting today.
|23rd Apil 2014||
Stage set for 6th phase of Lok Sabha polls, election for 117 seats to take place tomorrow.
Live Updates-Phase 5 of Lok Sabha Elections 2014
8:00 PM> According to Election Commission, the voting turnout recorded in Uttar Pradesh was 62.52, in Bengal over 80 percent, Manipur saw over 70 percent turnout, 70 percent turnout was recorded in Odisha, 63.25 percent in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh 63.44 percent voting, 69 percent in Jammu and Kashmir, 61% voting in Karnataka, 54.41 percent in Madhya Pradesh, while 62 percent voteing was recorded in Jharkhand till 7 pm.
> Brisk polling in 12 states; Manipur records 80% votes, 70% in West Bengal Bengal, 54% in Maharashtra by 5 PM, 59% in Rajasthan by 6 PM, Bihar 52% by 5PM. Details awaited.
11:00 AM> Brisk polling was recorded in UP where 27% polling was recorded till 11 am.
-In west Bengal 29% of voting was recorded in four parliamentary constituencies.
-In Jharkhand12.74 percent voters exercised their franchise till 9 am
-Odisha witnessed a slow start with only 15% of the electorate voting till 10 am.
10:30 AM> Nandan Nielkeni, Supriya Sule, Ashok Chavan, Misa Bharti, Anna Hajare, S Shinde, Jaswant Sing, Menaka Gandhi, Shatrughan Sinha, Gulam Nabi Azad among the prominent personalities casting their vote today.
- Pune: Early morning voters, including many senior citizens, were bewildered when an electronic voting machine (EVM) reportedly "transferred" all votes to the Congress. The poll panel stopped voting and replace the machine. Around 28 voters who had already cast their votes with the defective EVM, will be allowed to vote afresh.
9:30 AM> Initial trendssuggest moderate polling in first two hours in Rajasthan (13.5%) and UP (11.7%).
9:15 AM> In Karnataka, about 10-12% voting was registered in the first 90 minutes
> In total there are 1,762 candidates in the fray.
> In 2009, BJP won 44 and Congress 37 of these these seats.
> Poll day today for the 5th Phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2014. 122 constituencies going to poll today. Polling to begin at 7 AM.
|16th April 2014||
Fifth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2014
- In Uttar Pradesh, 11 constituencies goes to poll with 151 candidates trying their luck.
- In Maharashtra elections will held for 19 seats
- In Karnataka, all the 28 PCs goes for poll with 434 candidates are in the fray.
- In Rajasthan, voting will take place in 20 of the state's 25 constituencies
- In West Bengal, Lok Sabha elections kicks off with 4 PC going to poll in this phase.
- In Bihar, 117 candidates in the fray 7 seats.
- In Chhattisgarh three Lok Sabha constituenciesgo to polls
- In Jammu and Kashmir, Udhampur constituency goes to poll with union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is contesting.
- A total of 122 PC goes to poll in the 5th Phase of Lok Sabha seats across 10 states.
- The fifth phase has the largest number of seats in the 9-phased general elections.
|15th April 2014||
> Campaign for the 5th Phase ends today at 5 PM.
> Last day of campaigning for the 5th Phase of Lok Sabha Elections.
Facts about the 16th Lok Sabha Elections 2014
- Lok Sabha has 543 elected members from 543 parlimentary constituencies across India. Of these, 131 seats are reserved for candidates from the scheduled castes and tribes category.
- Uttar Pradesh has the most Lok Sabha seats (80) while the states of Nagaland, Sikkim, Mizoram and the union territories have one seat each.
- Elections for 543 seats will held in 9 phases and are spread over 6 weeks times.
- Elections for the first phase begin on April 7 and last phase on 12 May.
About 814.5 million people will be eligible to vote in the world’s biggest democratic exercise.
- Counting of votes will take place on May 16 and all the results are expected on the same day.
- Elections to the state assemblies in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim will also be held simultaneously with Lok Sabha Elections.
- Around 930,000 polling stations will be set up for the month-long election using electronic voting machines.
- Uttar Pradesh has the most eligible voters (134 million)
- Sikkim the lowest (about 362,000).
- Male voters constitute 52.4 percent of the electorate.
- Women voters outnumber men in eight regions — Puducherry, Kerala, Manipur, Mizoram, Daman & Diu, Meghalaya, Goa and Arunachal Pradesh.
- Out of total electors of 84.5 Million, 28,314 identify themselves as transgender.
- There are 11,844 non-resident Indians registered to vote in the election this year.
- Nearly 10 million officials (including police for security) will be deployed to conduct the elections.
- A candidate can spend up to Rs 70 Lakh for his election campaign.
- Nearly 85 percent of the candidates lost their security deposit in the 2009 election.
- In the 2009 General Elections, around 78 percent of the members have a graduate, post-graduate degree or a doctorate.
- Malkajgiri in Andhra Pradesh is the biggest parliamentary constituency in terms of voters with around 2.95 million electors.
- Lakshadweep is the smallest parliamentary constituency with 47,972 voters.
- In the 2009 election, 363 political parties took part.
- Bahujan Samaj Party contested for maximum number of seats (500 out of 543), followed by the Congress (440) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (433).
- The smallest margin of victory was for Namo Narain of the Congress party who defeated his BJP rival by 317 votes in Rajasthan’s Tonk Sawai Madhopur constituency in 2009 General Elections.
- Voters will have a “None of the Above” option on voting machines.
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