Over 75% turnout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections

Himachal Pradesh registered an approximate polling percentage of 75.6% on November 12, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI).

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Himachal Pradesh registered an approximate polling percentage of 75.6% on November 12, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI).
While 74.6% votes were registered through Electronic Voting Machines, 1% were recorded through postal ballots taking the overall turnout to 75.6% with nearly 2% of the postal ballots are yet to be received.

The highest polling percentage, at 85.25%, was reported from the Doon Assembly Constituency and the lowest polling percentage, at 62.53%, was recorded in the Shimla Assembly Constituency till the end of polling.

In 2017, the turnout was recorded at 75.5 per cent. The hill state has an electorate of over 55 lakh.

According to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Himachal Pradesh, polling percentage in the Dharampur AC registered an increase of 6.93% going from 63.6% in 2017 to 70.54% in 2022.