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UP elections 2022: Around 60% voter turnout recorded in fourth phase of polls

In 2017, 62.55 percent polling was reported across these seats while in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls it was 60.03 percent.

February 23, 2022 / 10:53 PM IST
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Around 60 per cent polling was recorded in 59 Assembly constituencies during the fourth of the seven-phase elections in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, according to the Election Commission.

The poll panel's voter turnout app till 9.30 pm showed 59.77 percent voting. The app has updated the turnout trend percentage after an official announcement by the state poll panel at 5 pm. The State Election Commission releases the final voting percentage a day after the polling.

With the completion of the fourth round of polling, 231 Assembly constituencies out of 403 in the state have been covered. The last three phases of voting will be held on February 27, March 3 and March 7. As many as 624 candidates were in the fray in this phase.

According to the voter turnout app, Pilibhit recorded 67.59 percent polling, Lakhimpur Kheri 65.54 percent, Sitapur 58.39 percent, Hardoi 58.99 percent, Unnao 57.73 percent, Lucknow 55.92 percent, Rae Bareli 61.90 percent, Banda 57.54 percent and Fatehpur 60.07 percent.