Delhi recorded 60 percent voter turnout in the seven Lok Sabha constituencies that went to polls on Sunday, 12 May, in the sixth phase of polling.
Fifty-three other constituencies, across seven other states, also went to polls today.
The overall turnout figure across the country till 9 pm on Sunday was 63.48 percent. However, these are interim figures and the voting percentage is expected to increase.
- As many as 164 candidates, including 18 women, are in the fray in for the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi
- President Ram Nath Kovind and Rahul Gandhi are among those who cast their votes
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Over 1200 Faulty VVPATs Delay Voting in Delhi
As Delhi voted on Sunday, more than 1200 VVPAT machines facing glitches were changed across the city delaying the polling process, officials from Delhi Election Commission said.
An Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) comprises of three parts - the Control Unit (CU), the Ballot Unit (BU) and the Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine, PTI reported.
Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said eight per cent of the VVPATs were replaced during the day which translated to a total of 450 VVPATs, 61 CUs and 77 BUs.
Delhi Records Over 60% Voter Turnout Till 9 am; Dip From Last Time
Delhi recorded a voter turnout of 60 per cent on Sunday, down from 65 per cent in 2014, in its seven Lok Sabha seats, with instances of EVM glitches and missing voter names reported from various areas.