15 lakh Voters Chose NOTA Over BJP, Cong & Others Across 5 States

Here is the Percentage of Votes to NOTA in each of the 5 States

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Assembly Elections 2018.
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In the assembly elections held in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Mizoram, roughly 15 lakh votes have gone to NOTA (None of the Above). Around 10 pm on 11 December, NOTA (None Of The Above) received the following vote share in each of the 5 states, according to the Election Commission’s website:

  • 2.0 % in Chhattisgarh.
  • 1.4 % in Madhya Pradesh.
  • 1.3% in Rajasthan.
  • 1.1% in Telangana.
  • 0.5% in Mizoram.

Taken together, roughly 15 lakh voters chose the NOTA option across five states.

In Chhattisgarh, NOTA has a higher percentage of the vote share than the Aam Aadmi Party, Communist Party of India (CPI), Samajwadi Party (SP) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

Light green represents NOTA’s share in Chhattisgarh. Screen shot at ~10:30 pm, 11 December. 
Light green represents NOTA’s share in Chhattisgarh. Screen shot at ~10:30 pm, 11 December. 
Source: Election Commission Website

Lower than NOTA’s 2.0%, the AAP got 0.9%. CPI has 0.3%. Samajwadi Party (SP) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) both have 0.2% in the state. Gondwana Ganatantra Party (GGP) has 1.8%.

In Madhya Pradesh, NOTA has 1.4 % while SP has 1.2% and the AAP recieved 0.7%.

Vote share in MP according to EC Website.
Vote share in MP according to EC Website.
(Source: Election Commission Website)

In Mizoram, NOTA got 0.5% and People's Represent for Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISMP) has 0.2%.

Vote share in Mizoram according to EC Website.
Vote share in Mizoram according to EC Website.
(Source: Election Commission Website)

In Rajasthan, NOTA has 1.3% while SP and NCP all have 0.2%. Communist Party of India (Marxist) has 1.2%.

Vote share in Rajasthan according to EC Website.
Vote share in Rajasthan according to EC Website.
(Source: Election Commission Website)

In Telangana, NOTA got 1.1% while CPI and CPM both had 0.4%. NCP got 0.1%.

Vote share in Telangana according to EC Website.
Vote share in Telangana according to EC Website.
(Source: Election Commission Website)

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