Electoral Roll Data 2019 | Around 77 lakh voters in J&K this year

The 2014 Lok Sabha election had earned the distinction of recording the highest voter turnout ever at 66.4 percent. The extraordinary voter enthusiasm was witnessed in 2014 which increased the voter turnout to 55.1 crore from 41.7 crore in the 2009 parliamentary polls. This new mark observed an increase of 32% in total votes cast compared to 2009.

And now as the 2019 Indian general election is scheduled to be held in 7 phases from 11 April 2019 to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha, all the political parties have their plans chalked out to claim the PM seat.

Following the same, on 12 January 2019, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Bharatiya Janata Party's election campaign seeking a second term in government.

The counting of votes will be conducted on 23 May 2019 and on the same day the results will be declared.

In view of the upcoming elections, the Electoral Roll Data 2019 was released which shows that there are 15064824 voters in the age - group 18-19 yrs in Final Roll published as yet. Electors Photo Identity Card coverage of around 99.36% has been achieved till date. Elector/Population Ratio is 631 currently and Gender Ratio is 958.

Specifically talking about Jammu and Kashmir, the total electors count in 2014 general election was 7,202,163 and the voter count was 3,566,863. Around 50.7% male and 48.21% females voted in 2014 general elections. The total voter turnout in 2014 in 49.52%

In 2014 general elections, BJP got 34.40% of the total voter share while Indian National Congress received 22.90% voter count, PDP  got 20.50% votes and JKNPP received 11.10% votes. Thus, the BJP was certainly people's favorite in 2014.

Interestingly, as per available Electoral Roll Data 2019, Jammu and Kashmir have around 7777944 estimated general and overseas electors in the final roll which include 4037993 male voters and 3739951 female voters. The total number of voters falling under 18-19 year age group amounts to 182182.

There will be around 11316 polling stations spread out in 8601 locations across the state for 2019 general elections.

Political parties and their leaders are already in campaign mode for the world's largest democratic exercise. The countdown for this mammoth undertaking has already begun in which scores of Indian will cast their vote to elect their Prime Minister.

State wise details: https://bit.ly/2Hnkcdf


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Hardeep Bali