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Bihar Election 2020: Despite COVID-19, voter turnout higher than 2015 polls

Bihar recorded 57.05 percent turnout in the assembly elections 2020, marginally higher than that of 2015 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, as per official data. The voter turnout in the elections held in 2015 was 56.66 per cent, the Election Commission data showed.

 

Female voter turnout this year was 59.69 percent, higher than that of the male voters — 54.68 percent.

 

This year’s turnout was pushed up by relatively aggressive polling in the third phase in which 78 seats in the 15 districts of Kosi-Seemanchal, Mithilanchal and Tirhut voted.

 

The turnout in the third phase of the elections, held on November 7, is almost 60 percent compared to 55.68 percent in the first phase and 55.70 percent in the second.

 

In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, 57.33 per cent turnout was recorded.

Bihar recorded 57.05 percent turnout in the assembly elections 2020,  marginally higher than that of 2015 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, as per official data. The voter turnout in the elections held in 2015 was 56.66 per cent, the Election Commission data showed.

Female voter turnout this year was 59.69 percent, higher than that of the male voters — 54.68 percent.

This year’s turnout was pushed up by relatively aggressive polling in the third phase in which 78 seats in the 15 districts of Kosi-Seemanchal, Mithilanchal and Tirhut voted.

The turnout in the third phase of the elections, held on November 7, is almost 60 percent compared to 55.68 percent in the first phase and 55.70 percent in the second.

In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, 57.33 per cent turnout was recorded.

 

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