ADVERTISEMENT

Karnataka Bypolls: 66.25% Voter Turnout Recorded as Polling Ends

Catch all live updates on the Karnataka Assembly bypolls here.

Updated
Politics
4 min read
Karnataka assembly bypolls 2019 live.
i

Polling is ended in 15 constituencies across Karnataka on Thursday, 5 December, to re-elect their MLAs for the state Assembly. The seats fell vacant after 17 Congress-JD(S) alliance MLAs defected and were disqualified. The polls will determine the fate of the Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa-led BJP government in the state.

Snapshot
  • The results of the polls will be declared on 9 December
  • 12 of the 15 seats were held by the Congress-JD(S)  coalition earlier
  • The BJP needs to win at least six seats out of 15 to remain in power in Karnataka

(At The Quint, we are answerable only to our audience. Play an active role in shaping our journalism by becoming a member. Because the truth is worth it.)

7:51 PM , 05 Dec

66.25% Voter Turnout Registered at end of Polling

ADVERTISEMENT
4:08 PM , 05 Dec

Activist, Journalist Assaulted Near Polling Booth.

Bengaluru Police allegedly assaulted an activist and a reporter covering the assault in KR Puram constituency. The activist, who yet to be identified, was standing near a poll booth with a banner reading “save democracy”. He was allegedly picked up by police and slapped. A journalist with an English daily recording this, too, was attacked by the officer.

1:08 PM , 05 Dec

32.51% Turnout Reported at 1pm

Karnataka Bypolls: 66.25% Voter Turnout Recorded as Polling Ends
ADVERTISEMENT
11:21 AM , 05 Dec

The Many Moods of Voters

  • Voters in Ranebennur 
  • Voters in Ranebennur 
  • Voters in Ranebennur 
  • Voters in Ranebennur 
  • Voters in Ranebennur 

Published: 05 Dec 2019, 6:40 AM IST
ADVERTISEMENT
Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!
ADVERTISEMENT