Lok Sabha Elections 2019 First Phase: Phase I held in 91 constituencies

The General Elections 2019 commenced on April 11, 2019 as the first phase of voting began for 91 Parliamentary constituencies, out of the total 543 constituencies, spread over 18 States and 2 Union Territories.

The voting for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase I was held in all parliamentary constituencies of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, and Uttarakhand.

The Polling was held for some parliamentary constituencies of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

In Uttar Pradesh, voting for General Elections 2019 was held in 8 of the 80 seats. The key constituencies include the western UP seats of Saharanpur, Kairana, Ghaziabad, Baghpat and Gautam Buddha Nagar.

First phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Key takeaways

  • Over 14 crore 20 lakh and 54 thousand voters polled to decide fate of 1279 candidates in the first phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019
  • Around 7700 Third Gender voters casted ballots
  • Over 1 lakh 70 thousand Polling booths were set up across 20 States & UTs
  • Key leaders standing for elections today were five Union Ministers - Nitin Gadkari (Nagpur), Kiren Rijiju (Arunachal West), General VK Singh (Ghaziabad), Satyapal Singh (Baghpat) and Mahesh Sharma (Gautam Buddha Nagar).

Assembly Elections

At the same time, the voting for single phase Assembly Elections took place in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and for 28 of 147 seats in Odisha.

Facts & Figures for first phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019

State/UT

Parliamentary Constituencies in First phase

Total Number of voters

 

No. of Male Voters

No. of  Female Voters

 

No. of Voters of Third Gender

Number of Contesting Candidates

Number of Polling Booths

Andhra Pradesh

25

39345717

19462339

19879421

3957

319

45920

Arunachal Pradesh

2

798248

394456

403792

12

2202

Assam

5

7603458

3865334

3737970

154

41

9574

Bihar

4

7440324

3894024

3546001

299

44

7486

Chhattisgarh

1

1377946

662355

715550

41

07

1878

Jammu & Kashmir

2

3317882

1716933

1600897

52

33

4489

Maharashtra

7

13035501

6671196

6364124

181

116

14731

Manipur

1

1010618

495583

515022

13

08

1562

Meghalaya

2

1892716

936579

956137

9

3167

Mizoram

1

784405

381991

402408

6

06

1175

Nagaland

1

1206287

607859

598428

04

2227

Odisha

4

6003707

2972925

3030222

560

26

7233

Sikkim

1

423325

216222

207103

11

567

Telangana

17

29518964

14842619

14674977

1368

443

34603

Tripura

1

1347381

682044

665327

10

13

1679

Uttar Pradesh

8

15268056

8327469

6939761

826

96

16635

Uttarakhand

5

7854023

4053944

3711220

259

52

11235

West Bengal

2

3454276

1773196

1681051

29

18

3844

A & N Islands

1

317878

168701

149168

9

15

406

Lakshadweep

1

54266

27475

26791

00

06

51

Total

91

142054978

72153244

 

69805370

 

7764

 

1279

 

170664

 

Total No. of States/UTs in Phase 1

 

20

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