Assembly Election Results 2022 | Counting of votes tomorrow: A look at some poll trivia The assembly elections 2022 in five states – Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur – are over and the counting of votes will take place on March 10. Let’s take a look at the election trivia ahead of the results.
March 09, 2022 / 05:13 PM IST
A candidate can lose the security deposit if fails to get 1/6 of the total valid votes cast in that constituency. (Image: News18 Creative)
Reserved constituencies are constituencies in which seats are reserved for Scheduled Castes and Tribes based on the size of their population. (Image: News18 Creative)
During Assembly elections, people vote for one representative in each constituency and the elected representatives become Members of the Legislative Assembly. (Image: News18 Creative)
Election deposit is the sum of money deposited by every candidate contesting a Parliamentary or Assembly election to ensure that only serious candidates nominate themselves for an election. This amount is called a security deposit. (Image: News18 Creative)
The election commission has hiked the poll expenditure limit for contesting candidates due to the rise in the cost inflation index and the size of the electorate. (Image: News18 Creative)
State assembly elections that are held independently are completely borne by the state government. (Image: News18 Creative)